Budget 2020: the government allocates Rs 2,500 for the development of the tourism sector
NEW DELHI: To make India an attractive destination for international and national tourists, the Minister of Finance on Saturday proposed allocating Rs 2.5 billion rupees in the Budget for the fiscal year2020-21 for the tourism sector.
In addition to tourism, Sitharaman also proposed to allocate Rs 3.150 crore for the Ministry of Culture.
In order to have well-trained resources in the disciplines of museology and archeology, the Minister of Finance proposed to establish the first Indian Institute of Heritage and Conservation with the status of a university considered to operate under the Ministry of Culture.
The acquisition of knowledge in disciplines such as museology and archeology are essential to collect and analyze scientific evidence of such findings and for their dissemination through high-quality museums, Sitharaman said in his Budget speech.