Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Tourism Self Employment Scheme

Since the formation of the state of Uttarakhand, the state government is trying to make maximum use of the immense potential of tourism in the newly created state. 

The tourism department is also very conscious that there should be a well-planned, coordinated and integrated development of tourism in an environmentally sensitive state like Uttarakhand. The vision of Uttarakhand's tourism policy is to place Uttarakhand as an international level tourist attraction in the tourism map of the world.

About Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Scheme

While developing tourism as a source of employment and revenue generation in Uttarakhand, connecting it with the social and economic status of its residents is also an important task. With the aim of providing maximum self-employment to the residents of Uttarakhand state and mainly youth in the tourism sector, Uttarakhand's first self-employment scheme "Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Tourism Self Employment Scheme" was started on 1st June 2002.

Get Complete details about Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Yojana, how to apply, eligibility

Eligibility for Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Yojna

This self-employment scheme implemented in Uttarakhand is helpful in the development of tourism-related infrastructure and transport facilities, while providing self-employment to the local people and making them self-reliant, an important achievement of Uttarakhand tourism is being proved.

Permanent residents of Uttarakhand state can apply under this scheme. If the land is required for the implementation of the scheme, then the owner of the land or if the land is in the name of a close relative of the applicant, the mortgage is acceptable as a primary security, but if the land owner becomes a co-debtor or guarantor with the applicant, So the amount of grant will be payable only to the applicant, but the applicant can also get the benefit of the scheme on the leased land if the period of the lease deed is more than the loan repayment period. The defaulter of any bank or institution cannot get the benefit of this scheme.

Components of the scheme

  • Development of bus/taxi transport facilities, construction of motor garage/workshop, establishment of fast food center, establishment of sadhna kutir/yoga meditation centers, establishment of 8-10 class motel-like residential facilities, equipments for adventure activities.
  • Purchase, PCO Establishment of modern tourist information centers with facilities and development of tangible residential facilities, sales centers of local symbolic items, star gazing and bird watching, for purchase of angling equipment, for purchase of mountain terrain bikes, for caravan purchase under caravan / motor home tourism, caravan For the construction of parking under motor home tourism, purchase of kayaking/boat, establishment of laundry, establishment of bakery, establishment of museum with memorabilia, construction of floating hotel, tracking equipments, suits, jackets etc. on rent.
  • Establishment, herbal tourism and any tourism innovation project according to the attractions and characteristics of the region can also be considered.

Funding and subsidies of the scheme

Under this scheme, interest is payable only at the interest rates issued by the Reserve Bank of India from time to time and this loan of the beneficiary is made available only after ensuring the financial stability of the proposed scheme by the concerned bank.

An amount equal to 12.5 percent of the project cost is invested by the entrepreneur as margin money.

Mountain Area: For various purposes of non-vehicle item, 33 percent of capital works in mountainous area up to Rs 15 lakh will be provided. For vehicle item subsidy will be 25% maximum grant of Rs 10 lakhs only.

Plain Area: In Non-vehicle item and vehicle item 25 percent with maximum grant amount of Rs 10.00 lakh has been provided.


How to apply for this Tourism Scheme

Only online applications will be accepted under the scheme. For more information regarding the scheme, contact can be established with any district tourism office and reception center of Uttarakhand Tourism Development Council or Uttarakhand Tourism Development Council Headquarters, Dehradun

Selection Process of the Applications

According to a transparent selection scheme, the selection of beneficiaries is done by a committee constituted under the chairmanship of the District Magistrate, in this committee, Chief Development Officer, Officer of Tourism Department, Lead Bank Manager, General Manager, District Industries Center, representative of Transport Department as member.

Reservations in Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Scheme (Yojna)

There is a provision to provide reservation to the Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC) etc. according to the government orders issued by the State Government from time to time, for the purpose of giving proper benefits of the scheme to the backward sections of the society.


Disclaimer: We have provided the best possible information for Uttarakhand Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Travel and Tourism Scheme/Yojna. The above details can be changed by official authorities. We recommend you to check official website and department for more information on Deendayal Grah Awas Yojna.

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