Shimla: A tourist reception centre would come up at Kiarighat near Shimla at a cost Rs 1.60 crore under Wayside Amenities Development scheme of the tourism department. Laying the foundation stone of the centre, Chief Minister Prem Kumar DHumal said tourism infrastructure development was in progress all over the sate and various circuit and destination programmes were under implementation with a view to create quality wayside amenities for visitors.
He also laid the foundation stone of the Tourist Information Center and District Tourism Development Office Complex at Solan, estimated to cost Rs. 1.30 crore for which Rs. 4.20 crore had been sanctioned under Solan Circuit by the Government of India where wayside amenities would also be available.