Sunday, November 13, 2011
Stress on developing more tourist site Near Nalanda
A power-point presentation was made on Nav Nalanda Maha Vihara on Thursday emphasised on developing more tourist sites and preserving the heritage. It also emphasised on linking 200 villages with the proposed Nalanda International University. Chief minister Nitish Kumar was present on the occasion
Art and culture secretary Vivek Kumar Singh said if all the sites in Nalanda were developed as tourist spots, the visting tourists would extend their stay.
The CM stressed on linking tourism with village economy and said 200 villages should be integrated with Nav Nalanda Maha Vihara.
Nitish asked for documentation of heritage site and reorientation of Venu Van in Nalanda. A coordination committee headed by Singh has been constituted with the representatives of ASI and KP Jaiswal Institute and other related bodies.