Tirthankar Circuit

  • Tirthankar Circuit covering sites associated with Jainism are being developed under Swadesh Darshan Scheme under Tourism Ministry. All the sites associated with Jainism are covered under this circuit.
  • The projects under the above scheme are identified for development in consultation with the State Governments/Union Territory Administrations and are sanctioned subject to availability of funds, submission of suitable Detailed Project Reports, adherence to scheme guidelines and utilization of funds released earlier.
  • Based on the above criteria, Ministry has sanctioned the project “Development of Tirthankar Circuit: Vaishali-Arrah-Masad-Patna-Rajgir-Pawapuri-Champapuri in Bihar” for Rs.52.39 crores in 2016-17.