Chemchi district in Sikkim is all set to get an eco and adventure centre that will be constructed at a total cost of Rs. 4.94 crore. Besides allotting the money for the construction of eco and adventure centre , the Ministry of Tourism will also be investing Rs 2.98 crore in an aero sports project at Aizwal in Mizoram and Rs. 0.06 crore for adventure sports equipments in Manipur.
An estimated amount of Rs 12.81 crore will be spent by the Indian government to boost the adventure tourism and develop North-East region. Furthermore a high altitude trekking project worth Rs-0.94 crore is also in the pipeline in Sikkim.
The North eastern states that are endowed with great locales and natural diversity have been recognized as the potential places to attract adventure travellers. These states provide ample opportunities for indulging in adventure sports such as white water river rafting, paragliding, hot air ballooning, skiing, mountain biking, scuba diving, hiking-trekking, rock climbing and rappelling.