The Himachal Pradesh government has launched a 'Nai Raahein Nai Manzilein' initiative in a bid to promote tourism in unexplored areas in the hill state by developing infrastructure there, an official said on Sunday.
Bir-Billing in Kangra district, Janjehli in Mandi and Chanshal in Shimla would be developed and promoted under this endeavour.
A budgetary allocation of Rs 50 crore has been made in this fiscal for the purpose, a government spokesperson said.
Parks, walking trails, trekkers' hostels, toilets, wide roads, landscaping, improved solid waste management and lighting would be developed at such tourism circuits.
Besides, emphasis would be laid on the promotion of local cuisines, folk artistes, local artisans, culture, tour and eco guides.
A hub for paragliding, Bir-Billing would be developed at a cost of Rs 14.62 crore, said the spokesperson.