PRASAD Scheme has launched under the Ministry of Tourism in the year of 2015 with initially 12 cities in 12 states. Today on Dated 04-December-2018 the list of the Pilgrimage religious cities has become 41 cities in total 25 states of the country. Recently union government has included the 4 cities in PRASAD Scheme list which are as follows Gangotri and Yamunotri in Uttrarakhand, and Parasnath in Jharkhand and Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh. Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive is the Name of PRASAD Scheme.
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About PRASAD Scheme
Under the PRASAD Scheme the Ministry of Tourism serve the financial support to those states which comes under the PRASAD Scheme’s selected list. This financial is provided to the States & union territory for improving the infrastructure, development and for beautification of the identified pilgrimage destination. The central government wants to develop from initial point to last mile stone of the city. For implementing this idea government of India allocated every year a financial assistance for these Pilgrimage religious cities.
Brief Summary Of PRASAD Scheme
|Scheme Name||PRASAD Scheme|
|Launched by||Central government|
|Launched year||Financial year 2014-2015|
|Ministry||Ministry of Tourism|
|Category||Central government scheme|
|Objective||To provide better infrastructures in Pilgrimage cities of the country|
Key Features Of PRASAD Scheme
- Provide the financial assistance to the in Pilgrimage cities of the country.
- Budget allocated on yearly bases
- Serves the better infrastructure to the religious selected cities in the PRASAD Scheme.
- government has approved INR 100 crore for these all cities.
Objective of PRASAD Scheme
The under the PRASAD Scheme find out those religious place in India where the number of visitors are most & they required a better infrastructure and basic facilities. such as transport, lighting drinking water, parking, toilets, waiting rooms, first aid centers, craft bazars/haats/souvenir shops/cafeteria. Central government of India Release every a financial assistance to those state where these Pilgrimage religious cities situated. Under this list recently on Tuesday dated 04th December 2018 Union has include four more cities. Gangotri and Yamunotri in Uttrarakhand, and Parasnath in Jharkhand and Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh. Now according Revised New List Of PRASAD Scheme Pilgrimage religious cities has become 41 cities in total 25 states.
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