The Indian Ministry of Tourism has undertaken some essential steps to focus on the tourism potential of (including religious spots) the North Eastern region of India.
Promotion of Religious Tourism in North East States
i. Releasing television campaigns on various TV Channels.
ii. A separate section on the North Eastern region included on the promotional website of the Ministry of Tourism www.incredibleindia.org.
iii. The North Eastern region has been the theme of the India Pavilion at the South Asian Travel & Tourism Exchange (SATTE) organized annually in New Delhi for the past few years.
iv. Publicity material produced and distributed widely through Indiatourism offices overseas.
Development and promotion of tourism including religious tourism, are undertaken primarily by State Governments/Union Territory Administrations. The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, however, extends financial assistance to State Governments/Union Territory Administrations for tourism related projects identified in consultation with them under various tourism schemes of the Ministry and subject to availability of funds.
LIST OF MAJOR RELIGIOUS TOURISM PLACES IN NORTH EAST STATES
Name of the projects
|Tawang/Ziro/Malinithan in Lekhanali/Rukhmininagar/Parshuram Kund in Lohit district|
|Kamakhaya Temple/Barpeta/Hajo/Batadrawa/Majuli/Sivsagar/Tezpur/Kokrajhar/Dhubri Buddhist temple at Kaliani, Lekhapani|
|Matri Mandir Shillong|
|Catholic Cathedral in Kohima, Nagaland|
|Chochen Pheri/old Rumtek in East Sikkim/Soreng in West Sikkim|
|Tripural Sundari Temple|