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Udhagamandalam: Considerable importance is being accorded to promotion of tourism in Tamil Nadu, said Agriculture Minister Veerapandi S.Arumugham, while distributing prizes at the 113th annual flower show at the Government Botanical Garden here on Sunday.

Expenditure

Pointing out that during 2007-08 the Centre had spent Rs. 27.49 crore and the State Rs. 7.74 crore for implementing tourism related schemes, he said that it had gone up to Rs. 35.92 crore and Rs. 11 crore respectively the following year.

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