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PRASAD Scheme – Pilgrimage Rejuvenation And Spiritual Augmentation Drive

Under the Ministry of Tourism, the Government of India launched the PRASAD Scheme in the year 2014-2015. The PRASAD scheme in full form is Pilgrimage Rejuvenation And Spirituality Augmentation Drive. However, the name of the scheme was changed to “National Mission on Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Heritage Augmentation Drive (PRASHAD)” in October 2017.

Overview of PRASAD SCHEME

NamePRASAD Scheme
Full namePilgrimage Rejuvenation And Spirituality Augmentation Drive Scheme
Launched byGovernment of India
Changed NameNational Mission on Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Heritage Augmentation Drive (PRASHAD)
Nodal MinistryMinistry of Tourism
Launch Year2015
Objectiveintegrated development of pilgrimage destinations in a prioritised, planned, and sustainable manner in order to provide a complete religious tourism experience. 
Official websitehttps://tourism.gov.in/schemes-and-guidelines/schemes/scheme-guidelines-prasad#:~:text=The%20full%20form%20of%20the,enriching%20the%20religious%20tourism%20experience.

Objective and Benefit of PRASAD Scheme

•To enhance tourism attractiveness in a sustainable manner. 

•To harness pilgrimage tourism so that it directly affects and multiplies employment generation and economic development.

•To promote local art and culture, handicraft and cuisines etc.

•To develop world-class infrastructure in religious destinations. 

External links

Tourism in India

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tourism_in_India

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