Source: Sibte Husain Bukhari. ‘State plans for tourists: a roaring time at Gir East’, The Indian Express, 23/10/06.
Contact: Bharat Pathak, CF (Wildlife) Junagadh, Sardar Bag, Junagadh,
The Gujarat State Board for Wildlife has recommended the development of tourism facilities in Gir East division to ease the tourist pressure at Sasan. It has been decided to set up an interpretation zone in
The additional tourism attractions in this area include the famous Khodiyar dam and temple, which adjoin the proposed site for the interpretation center. The decision was taken at a recent meeting of the board that was chaired by Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar. Rs 5-crore have also been sanctioned for the project.