Haryana to set up culinary institute

April 21st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) The Haryana government plans to set up a one-of-its-kind culinary institute at Pinjore, Tourism Minister Om Prakash Jain said Thursday.

Addressing the second regional tourism ministers conference for the north-central states at Rishikesh, Jain said the culinary institute project will be one of the 16 projects identified for implementation under public private partnership (PPP) mode in Haryana.

“The government has acknowledged the role of the private sector in development and promotion of tourism with government acting as facilitator and catalyst for future growth,” he said.

He said a comprehensive lease policy has been provided for developing tourism or hotel projects in PPP under which government lands can be given on lease for short term up to 11 years and long term up to 33 years.

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