Five popular tourist spots in Rajasthan will now feature light and sound shows, including the state capital, to promote tourism in the state. Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot inaugurated the light and sound show at a number of places, including the Jai Niwas garden behind Govind Dev Temple in Jaipur, Chittorgarh Fort, Meera Bai memorial in Nagaur’s Merta town, Machkund in Dholpur, and historic lake of Gadsisar in Jaisalmer via video conference.
On this occasion, Mr Gehlot praised the unique identity of Rajasthan in the tourism sector which attracts thousands of domestic as well as international tourists who visit the destination to witness its forts, culture, palaces, desert, and wildlife.
Revealing more about the said project, he also added that the state government has created a tourism development fund of INR 500 crore for the development of facilities at tourist places, their conservation and branding both at the international and national level. He added that the tourism industry plays a crucial role in employment generation, and that the livelihood of lakhs of people is linked to it.
The Chief Minister further added that the development work is being done at all prominent tourist and religious places in the state, whereas new circuits are being developed to promote tribal, religious, wildlife, and desert tourism in the region.