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NTAC with Gujarat Tourism to bring 5 million footfalls
  • March 2019
The National Tourism Advisory Council (NTAC) and other stakeholders met with Gujarat Tourism officials at Tent City, Statue of Unity, Kevadia in Gujarat  to chalk out a strategy for bringing five million tourists to the Statue.  The Council came to the conclusion that the number of tourists visiting the Statue would touch three million in 2019, taking into consideration the footfall during the last two months.  Further, to reach the goal of five million tourists, a detailed proposal for additional facilities which should be created at the Statue of Unity was made by the State Government.
 Night Safari, Ropeway between the Dam and Safari, a check dam to be constructed about 10 kms downstream of the Dam so that boating and water sports would be possible for a length of over 10 kms from the check dam to the Statue. Amusement park of global standards, Tribal Museum, State Bhawans to be built at the site, Restaurant complex to be expanded with cuisines from all States, Adventure Tourism, Boat riding in the Dam
Large number of mid-segment hotels to be set up on land to leased out by Narmada Valley Development Authority, Regular helicopter service from the Statue to various towns in Gujarat and Seaplanes from the Dam to various destinations are also planned.