Tourism development minister Jaynarayan Vyas on Friday laid foundation of development works worth Rs. 25 crore at Dakor. Dakor is among the six holy places in the state for which state government has planned several development programmes.
Under first phase of Rs. 150 crore Dakor plan, modernization of Gomti Ghat, parking arrangement and new gardening works would be done at a cost of Rs. 25 crore .
Development of Dakor would attract more tourists which in turn would create new employment opportunities for the local people.
The government is paying more attention on tourism development in the state due to which tourist influx in Gujarat has increased in recent times and new job avenues have opened, said the minister.
Government has recently renovated Dwarka temple at a cost of Rs. 200 crore and Rs. 100 crore modernization works are in progress at Shamlaji temple.
Minister of States Jitendra Sukhadia said that state government is committed to the development of Dakore. He asked localites to cooperate in the development works.
The chairman of Yatradham Vikas Board, Kheda district collector and chairperson of State commission for women Ms Lilaben Ankolia were also present on the occasion.