Goa will spend £10 million on improving its tourism infrastructure.

Goa is already one of the most popular holiday resorts in the whole of India and it is currently in the middle of a major drive to make the state even more accommodating to tourists.

The Union Tourism Ministry is willing to set aside a lot of investment capital to provide even more facilities and activities in the region.

According to the Goa Herald, following a meeting between the Union secretary for tourism R H Kwaja, chief minister Manohar Parrikar and tourism minister Dilip Parulekar, Rs 150 crore (£10.68 million) will be spent on schemes such as improving beach shacks and providing more watersports along Goa’s coastline.

Kwaja also expressed the view that Goa should become an exemple for the whole of India in how to ensure that overseas tourists enjoy a wonderful holiday.

Popular existing attractions in the state include Agonda beach and the Basilica of Bom Jesus.

Written by Anthony Nicholson

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