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India’s tourism ministry inaugurates Thenzawl Golf Resort project in Mizoram

4 Aug 2020 by Sanchita Nambiar
Thenzawl Golf Resort project

Today, union minister of state for culture and tourism (independent charge)  Prahlad Singh Patel virtually inaugurated the state-of-the-art Thenzawl Golf Resort project in Mizoram.

Robert Romawia Royte, minister of state, Sports and Youth Services, Information and Communication Technology and Tourism, Government of Mizoram, India tweeted:

The project is developed under Swadesh Darshan scheme’s ‘Integrated Development of New Eco-Tourism’ with a sanctioned amount of ₹92.25 crore out of which ₹64.48 crore has been allocated for various components including the golf course at Thenzawl in Mizoram.

The golf course is designed by Canada based-Graham Cooke and Associates.

The total site area is 105 acres and the play space is 75 acres – 18 hole golf course with sharing fairway and automated sprinkler irrigation system by Rain Bird, US.

There are 30 eco-log huts, cafeteria, open-air food court, reception area and a waiting lounge, all constructed with Siberian pinewood.

Currently, India boasts over 220 golf courses. With this new project, the tourism ministry of India aims to promote golf tourism as a niche product for attracting both international and domestic tourists.

Image source: Press Information Bureau India 

tourism.gov.in

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