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Here's What's On The Priority List Of BMCs Tourism Department

The department recently prioritised its tasks wherein the task of beach clean-ups along with restoration and beautification of the forts was on the top.

Here's What's On The Priority List Of BMCs Tourism Department
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For the first time, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has appointed a dedicated Tourism Department. In the recent BMC budget, it allotted ₹183 cores to the department which is headed by Tourism and Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray. The department recently prioritised its tasks wherein the task of beach clean-ups along with restoration and beautification of the forts was on the top.

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With regards to forts, the BMC has written a letter to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for permissions to start the restoration work in the forts. After receiving a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from ASI, the work will begin soon and is expected to be completed by the Financial Year (FY) 2021-2022. Moreover, there are plans for revamping Bandra and Worli forts with decorative illumination and energy-efficient LED luminaires that will be installed inside the Worli fort. These lights can be viewed from the Bandra Worli Sea Link.

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The BMC has already started the first phase of the development works at the Dadar and Mahim beaches. The Versova beach is also being remodelled like Marine drive. Notably, Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from the Worli Constituency Aaditya Thackeray has always actively participated in beach clean-ups at Carter Road in Bandra and Daana Paani Beach in Malad. He always supported initiatives like Bhamla Foundation's Mangrove Walk, Malhar Kalambe's Beach Please and the beach clean-ups by Afroz Shah at Daana Paani beach. 

BMC has further proposed to start eco-tourism activities around water supply reservoirs like Tansa, Vaitarna, Modak Sagar dam, where hospitality/travel partners can be invited to upgrade, maintain and manage BMC guest houses. 

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