DeenDayal Upadhyaya Homestay scheme
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Griha Awaas Vikas Yojana has been created to attract tourists to far-flung tourist destinations along with the popular ones,enhance accommodation facilities at local level, generate employment for native people and provide an additional source of income to house owners.
The main objective behind starting the scheme is to provide clean and affordable home stay facilities to national and international tourists. The facility will also offer travellers a unique opportunity to explore Uttarakhand’s culture and savour the delightful delicacies of the state’s cuisine.
Under this scheme, for hill areas government provides capital subsidy of 33% or 10 lakh, whichever is minimum and for first five years of loan payment, interest subsidy is 50% of the interest or 1.50 lakh per year, whichever is minimum. For plain areas, capital subsidy is 25% or 7.50 lakh , whichever minimum and interest subsidy for first 5 years of loan payment is 50% of interest or 1 lakh per year, whichever is minimum .
Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Tourism Self Employment Scheme
Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali scheme aims to provide self employment to the natives of the state , especially the youth. Scheme will be helpful in development of infrastructure and transport facilities development. Permanent resident of the state can apply under this scheme.
For vehicle, government provides subsidy of 25% , maximum of 10 lakh. Same benefits is for Infrastructure facilities development in plain areas. For Hill areas, government provides subsidy of 33% , maximum of 15 lakh.