New Delhi, February 19, 2022: The Government has initiated action for the development of Light House tourism at the following five Lighthouses in the state of Odisha on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode:-
Gopalpur Lighthouse – District Ganjam
Puri Lighthouse – District Puri
Chandrabhaga Lighthouse – District Puri
Paradip Lighthouse – District Jagatsinghpur
False Point Lighthouse – District Kendrapara
The Light House Tourism project components for the above Lighthouses have been finalized and necessary clearances from State Coastal Zone Management Authority for Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance and other local bodies have been sought.
Since the above projects are on PPP mode, no fund allocation is envisaged.
This information was given by Union Minister for Ports, Shipping, and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on February 8, 2022.