First Swadesh Darshan Project launched in Sikkim
- The project is named as ‘Development of North East Circuit ‘which is one of 13 thematic circuits under Swadesh Darshan Project.
- Swadesh Darshan Project was launched by Union Tourism Ministry with objective to develop theme-based tourist circuits in the country. These tourist circuits will be developed on principles of high tourist value, competitiveness and sustainability in an integrated manner.\
- Under this scheme, 15 thematic circuits have been identified for development. They are Buddhist Circuit, North-East India Circuit, Coastal Circuit, Himalayan Circuit, Krishna Circuit, Sufi Circuit, Tirthankar Circuit, Desert Circuit, Eco Circuit, Wildlife Circuit, Tribal Circuit, Rural Circuit, Spiritual Circuit, Ramayana Circuit and Heritage Circuit.