Published on : Tuesday, December 7, 2021
The Forest and Tourism departments in Tamil Nadu have jointly carried on a survey to identify more tourist spots in the Nilgiris district in the state, said the state Tourism Minister Mathiventhan.
Speaking at a function as part of prize distribution of Ooty Film Festival, Mathiventhan said that the district has a lot of beautiful locations, where many films have been shot in the past.
To provide more attractions, more spots including those in the forest areas, the departments will discover more places so that the government and the people can earn more revenue due to increased tourist activities, said the Minister.
He said that the department had already surveyed various sports, and report will soon be submitted to the Chief Minister M K Stalin for further action. The Nilgiris district has a large number of tourist attractions like Pykara waterfalls, Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, Botanical gardens, National park, Doddabetta, tea gardens and Sims Park.
A total of 200 short films from 32 countries were screened at the festival and a Baduga language film won the first prize.
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