Tourism Policy, 2008
With the view to speed-up development of Tourism in
Haryana, the State Government announced a Tourism
Policy. The new tourism policy envisages creation of
an environment conducive to attracting increased
private investment in the tourism sector, and a more
meaningful role for the Government.
The focus shall be on the following areas:
tourism as a major engine of economic growth and
capitalize potential of sustainable tourism for
economic and employment generation.
Haryana as a tourist destination to take advantage
of the global travel trade and to develop
untapped potential of Haryana.
the critical role of private sector in development
of tourism with government working as proactive
facilitator and catalyst. The objective is
to broaden and diversify the concept of tourism
from only Highway Tourism to Eco Tourism,
Adventure Tourism, Pilgrim Tourism, Farm Tourism,
Golf Tourism, Medical Tourism and Heritage Tourism
etc. in order to meet new market requirements.
To enhance the
infrastructure particularly in the NCR region in
view of the forthcoming Common Wealth Games 2010.
professional excellence in training human
resources and providing infrastructure for Human
sustained and effective marketing strategy and
technology to achieve the above said goals.
Role of State Government
Government will confine its efforts to
infrastructural development ensuring uninterrupted
electricity, water supply and provision of basic
medical facilities. It will also be responsible for
dissemination of information, organisation of
festivals and inter-departmental co-ordination to
create conditions for attracting private sector
investment for the tourism sector. For this it will
provide fiscal incentives, assist in providing
suitable sites and remove bottlenecks, especially
those connected with infrastructural development.
Facilitating the Role of Private Sector
Policy also provides that the concessions
available to the industry in the industrially
backward blocks will also be available to the
seeks to include Thanesar, Pehowa, Jagadhri,
Panipat, Hisar, Bhiwani and Rewari blocks of the
State as backward blocks from tourism point of
view and the said incentives will also be
available to the tourism/hotel projects in these
norms and the details of incentives proposed to be
given to hotel/tourism projects have been
specifically mentioned in the policy in which the
projects of hotels (3 star and above), amusement
parks/recreational parks/theme parks, golf
courses, adventure tourism, multiplexes and malls
and heritage hotels will be eligible for the
concessions/incentives which are available to
industry besides being treated as industry.
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More Information .
Haryana Govt. Tourist
Bureau, 36, Janpath
Chanderlok Building, New Delhi.
Tel : 011-23324910-11. Fax: 23713373.
Haryana Tourism Corporation
SCO 17-19, Sector 17-B,
Tel : 0172-20702955-57,