LIGHT HOUSE TOURISM PROJECTS
By PIB Delhi
The State-wise list of 65 Lighthouses earmarked for development of tourism on PPP mode is annexed and the State-wise summary is listed below:
S.No. Name of the State No. of Lighthouses 1. Gujarat 13 2. Tamil Nadu 11 3. Kerala 10 4. Andhra Pradesh* 09 5. Maharashtra 05 6. Karnataka 05 7. Odisha 05 8. West Bengal 03 9. Andaman & Nicobar Islands 02 10. Lakshadweep Islands 01 11 Goa 01 * One Lighthouse viz. Dolphin Nose Lighthouse has been dropped due to security reasons.
The Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) mapping of the 10 Lighthouses earmarked for development of tourism on PPP mode in the State of Kerala has been completed. Out of these 10 lighthouses, CRZ clearances for six (06) lighthouses including Kannur Lighthouse have been initiated. The remaining four (04) lighthouses fall under “No Development Zone” (NDZ), which do not permit construction of permanent structures. Completion of the projects is scheduled in two years from the date of obtaining CRZ clearances and approval of the Department of Town and Country Planning.
11 Private stakeholders expressed their interest for undertaking the lighthouse tourism projects in Kerala. The details are as under:
S.No. Details of the Private Stakeholders 1. M/s Impresario, Kochi, Kerala 2. M/s Beach Resort, Kannur, Kerala 3. M/s Mascat Beach Resort, Kannur, Kerala 4. M/s Sagara Holiday Resorts, Trivandrum, Kerala 5. M/s D Fort, Thangassery, Kollam, Kerala 6. M/s Grant Thornton, Bangalore, Karnataka 7. M/s Sai Sadguru Power Projects, Hyderabad, Telangana 8. M/s Jll, Gurgaon, Haryana 9. M/s Swami Shipping & Hospitality Pvt. Ltd., Surat, Gujarat 10. M/s Pench Jungle Resorts, New Delhi 11. M/s Lalloji & Sons, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
State-wise list of 65 lighthouses earmarked for development of tourism on PPP Mode
Sl.No State Name of Lighthouse i Gujarat Mandvi LighthouseRawalpir LighthouseSamiyani LighthouseOkha LighthouseKachhigarh LighthousePorbandar LighthouseMangrol LighthouseJaffrabad LighthouseJegri LighthouseAlang LighthousePiram Island LighthouseHazira LighthouseValsad Khadi Lighthouse ii Tamil Nadu Kanniyakumari LighthouseKuthankuliIghthouseManappad LighthouseKilakkarai LighthouseDhanuskodi LighthousePamban LighthouseMallipattinam LighthouseKodikkarai LighthouseNagapattinam LighthousePoompohar LighthousePulicat Lighthouse iii Kerala Kannur LighthousePonnani LighthouseChetwai LighthouseVypin LighthouseManakkodam LighthouseAlappuzha LighthouseValiyazhikkal LighthouseThangesseriPoint LighthouseAnjengo LighthouseVizhinjam Lighthouse iv Andhra Pradesh* Ramayapatnam LighthouseMachilipatnam LighthouseAntervedi LighthouseSacramento LighthouseVakalpudi LighthouseSantapalli LighthouseKalingapatnam LighthouseBaruva LighthouseDolphin Nose Lighthouse v Maharashtra Uttan Point LighthouseKorlai Fort LighthouseJaigarh LighthouseRatnagiri Lighthouse Vengurla Point Lighthouse vi Karnataka Oyster Rock LighthouseTadri LighthouseBhatkal LighthouseKaup LighthouseSurathkal Lighthouse vii Odisha Gopalpur LighthousePuri LighthouseChandrabhaga LighthouseParadip LighthouseFalse Point Lighthouse viii West Bengal Tajpur LighthouseDariyapur LighthouseSagar Island Lighthouse ix Andaman & Nicobar Islands North Point LighthousePort Cornwallis Lighthouse x Lakshadweep Islands Minicoy Lighthouse xi Goa Aguada Lighthouse * One Lighthouse viz. Dolphin Nose Lighthouse has been dropped due to security reasons.
This information was given by the Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.