Guwahati, April 30: The BJP led state government of Tripura has shown keen interest to develop tourism around sick tea gardens of the state in a bid to boost tourism as well as increase employment in the region.
The government also plans to increase the income of farmers in the state by exporting the ‘Tripura Queen’ pineapple to Dubai and Hong Kong.
It may be mentioned here that the ‘Tripura Queen’ pineapple got the GI (Geographical Indication) tag in 2015.
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Government officials informed that hotels, motels, restaurants and lodges shall be constructed near sick tea gardens to encourage tourists to visit and stay there.