Gwalior, MP, Dec 7 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Minister of State for Tourism Tukojirao Puar has said a meeting of heritage holders and investors has been organised in the state capital on December 17.
The meeting has been organised by the Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation.
Mr Puar, who was here to take part in the 'bhoomi poojan' programme of Mitawali Padhawali road here, told reporters that certain assets of the MPSDC that are incurring loss would be leased out to private people.
Replying to a question, he declined that there was a proposal for tourism police.
Mr Puar said the government had made a provision of Rs 28 crore for encouraging sports. Sportspersons in rural areas would be encouraged.
He said water sports would be promoted in the state. A proposal for starting a cruise boat from Tawa dam in Itarsi and in Omkareshwar was being mooted.
He added that about Rs eight crore would be spent for making lighting arrangements at archaeological sites.