KARACHI - The Government of Sindh has planned number of schemes to facilitate tourists in the province, officials told The Nation. According to report published by the Tourism Department of Sindh, the Province of Sindh has urged potential for tourism, but it has been neglected last sixty years. The present government has planned to start various projects to promote tourism of Sindh. In order to promote tourism in Sindh, it is pre-requisite to provide better lodging and boarding facilities to tourists. Sindh Tourism Development Corporation (STDC) is running motels, huts and rest houses at Larkana, Sehwan, Keenjhar and Mithi, which have become old fashioned; so they are required renovation and refurbishment for further attraction. A scheme costing to Rs 90 million has been approved for this purpose. A new scheme for construction of a ten-room motel at Nagarparkar has also been approved and included in current years ADP at the expense of Rs27.4 million. As the selection of site for the motel is finalized, construction work will be start. It will provide lodging and boarding facilities to tourists visiting Thar. Additional Block of 12 huts at Keenjhar is also under construction out of which six huts have been completed while the remaining would be completed by June 2010. In order to check incidents of drowning in Keenjhar, life jackets have been provided in all boats available at keenjhar. In the same way, a rescue centre has also been established there having the facility of first aid and Ambulance.