statesman news service
Dehradun, 15 November
To develop Tehri Lake and the area around it as an International Tourist destination and an adventure sports hot spot, the government is now all set to constitute a Tehri Lake Tourism Development Authority.
The massive lake of Tehri Dam spread over an area of 42 square km and the area surrounding it will be developed as an international tourist destination by the development authority.
In all, 21 villages and 2 tehseels of Tehri district will come in the periphery of the development authority.
The proposal of the Tourism Ministry has got a nod from the Chief Minister and soon notification for the development authority will be issued by
the state government . For the Tehri Lake Mega tourist Circuit, about Rs 165 crore has been sanctioned by the Centre.
Setting up of a sports academy has also been proposed in Tehri to encourage adventure sports. To bring the projects into reality, the government has decided to constitute the authority.