Swadesh Darshan Scheme

The Ministry of Tourism launched  its  flagship scheme of  'Swadesh Darshan' in 2014-15 and provided  financial assistance to the State Governments/ UTs Administration/Central Agencies for development of tourism infrastructure at various destinations, subject to availability of funds, submission of suitable Detailed Project Reports, Adherence to scheme guidelines and utilization of funds released earlier etc. During the period 2014-15 to 2018-19, a total number of 76 projects were sanctioned under identified thematic circuits in 31 States/UTs of the country for Rs. 5292.57 Crore.

The Ministry of Tourism has now revamped its Swadesh Darshan scheme as SD2.0 with the objective to develop sustainable and responsible destinations following a tourist & destination centric approach.

Click Here for Scheme Guidelines 2.0 (47 KB)  pdf 

Guidelines for Challenged Based Destination Development, sub-scheme under Swadesh Darshan 2.0 Scheme

State wise list of projects under Swadesh Darshan Scheme (SD1.0) till 28.02.2023