Kerala Promoting leisure-water sporting

Published on: 11 Feb, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Travel News, Thiruvananthapuram District News

10 Feb 2013

The State’s assessment is that it has good scope for a wide range of water sporting like windsurfing, kayaking and canoing. Kerala’s ethnic sporting culture like snake boat racing could also be factored into the plans.Tapping the potential of its long sea coast and network of backwaters, canals and rivers, Kerala has embarked on a plan to promote leisure-water sporting linked to its fast emerging adventure and water tourism segments.

The State has asked the National Institute of Water Sports (NIWS) in Goa to work out a detailed project report on this, Kerala Tourism Director Rani George said. “We are expecting the report within two months. After that we will obtain the policy clearances and start its implementation in a step-by-step manner,”


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