New Delhi, May 29 : Kerala Minister for Home, Vigilance and Tourism, Kodiyeri Balakrishnan in a meeting with Union Tourism and Cultural Minister Ambika Soni today, sought center's cooperation for the promotion of Kerala tourism.
During half an hour meeting here he discussed matters related to tourism sector in Kerala
Soni appreciated the progress made by the Kerala Government in tourism sector and said that the Union Government released an amount of Rs. 112 crore during the 10th Five Year Plan for 61 projects in Kerala.
She asked the Kerala Government to streamline the ongoing tourism projects in the State and to expedite the procurement of land for Institute of Hotel Management to be established at Allepey.
She also said that Kerala can strengthen the Human Resource Development in the tourism sector as it has already made a mark in different fields in the service sector.
Soni assured the Minister all necessary cooperation in this regard.