78 lighthouses for tourism

unnamed (2)Ministry of Shipping, along with the Directorate General of Lighthouses and Lightships will develop 78 modern lighthouses as tourist spots under Public Private Partnership in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu,
Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Land around the lighthouses may have hotels, resorts, viewing galleries, maritime museums and heritage museums, adventure sports facilities, thematic restaurants, souvenir shops, LASER shows,
spa & rejuvenation centers, amphitheaters and allied tourism facilities. Ministry of Shipping is organizing Road Shows at Kochi, Vizag and Chennai on October 14, 17 & 19 plus Investor Summit in Mumbai on October 29. Lighthouses have been beacons of navigation for mariners but now they are going through a major transformation as
tourist destinations.

Medaram Jathara

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