West Bengal is giving priority to improving the infrastructure and roads to boost the tourist footfalls in the state by 10 percent in the next five years. According to state tourism department`s principal Secretary AR Bardhan, roadways construction and amelioration of road-links is a priority. State govt is implementing a project whereby every 30 km, there will be a motel and a road-side facility. It will be implemented in the coming six months. According to the senior tourism official, improvement projects are going on in the Basanti highway, Digha road and NH-31 and NH-31C (in north Bengal) aimed to boost tourism in the state.
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