West Coast Canal to be made Tourism Water-Highway
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West Coast Canal to be made Tourism Water-Highway

As many as 50 tourism spots will be created along the banks of the WCC corridor from Kovalam in the south to Kasaragod in north: Tourism Minister

The 633 km West Coast Canal (WCC), the main arterial waterway in the State-traversing through 11 districts, being made navigable with National Waterways specifications is to be made a Tourism Water-Highway.

“As many as 50 tourism spots will be created along the banks of the WCC corridor from Kovalam in the south to Kasaragod in north with the involvement of the local bodies. All these spots will be developed protecting the flora and fauna and based on master plan,” Tourism and Public Works Minister, P. A. Mohamed Riyas told The Hindu.

Local cuisine, culture, folk arts and handicrafts will be promoted so that local community reaps the benefit. The State’s new fuel-efficient and eco-friendly mode of transportation corridor will also be a fillip to tourism.

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