To attract tourists from across the globe, the Assam government has taken steps to develop 316 tourists’ spots in the State. Managing Director of Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC), Bhaskar Phukan, has informed about the decision.
Phukan, while talking to All India Radio, said that under Axom Darshan programme of Assam government, Rs. 150 crore will be spent to develop these tourists’ spots.
He also said that stress has been given to generate employment opportunities in the tourism sector in Assam. Phukan also said that trainings are also being given to those who are involved with the sector for skill development.
The MD of ATDC further said that Assam government will utilise the mighty Brahmaputra to develop the river tourism sector.