After the Pran Pratishtha ceremony of Lord Ram at the Ayodhya temple, there has been a significant increase in tourist arrivals to the town. This surge has prompted increased investments in the hospitality sector, aimed at improving tourism potential and meeting the rising number of visitors.
“In line with this trend, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on January 27 in the presence of Tourism Director Prakhar Mishra, sealing a partnership with the American firm Anjali Investments LLC at Paryatan Bhawan,” as per a press release from the UP Chief Minister’s Office.
The agreement centers around the establishment of a 100-room resort in Ayodhya. This initiative is set to enhance the offerings for tourists and guests, contributing to the expansion of tourism in the region and providing high-quality facilities to visitors. Ramesh Nangurnoori, an entrepreneur from Hyderabad involved in real estate and various ventures in the US, leads the American firm.
“The resort aims to enhance the facilities available to tourists and guests, thereby contributing to the overall growth of tourism in the region. Ramesh Nangurnoori emphasised the strategic decision to invest in Ayodhya’s hospitality sector, citing the substantial tourism potential after the consecration of the Ram temple,” the release said.
“Suitable land has already been identified, and with the signing of the MoU with Uttar Pradesh Tourism, the construction work is slated to commence soon. The investor praised the investor-friendly policies of the tourism department,” it added.
Mishra, highlighted that the construction of the hotel and resort would enhance the overall experience for tourists and devotees visiting the Shri Ram Temple in Ayodhya. The anticipated increase in the number of tourists is expected to generate new employment opportunities for the locals.
“Echoing these sentiments, Tourism and Culture Minister Jaiveer Singh emphasised the rapid development of Uttar Pradesh in the tourism sector. The state currently leads in domestic tourism, and continuous efforts are underway to attract more foreign tourists,” as per the release.
The inauguration of the Ram Temple has led to an unexpected surge in tourists, prompting a proactive approach to encourage investments in hotels and resorts for improved facilities for visitors.