Dadra and Nagar Haveli

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Dadra and Nagar Haveli

(dä`drä, nä`gär hävā`lē), union territory (2001 provisional pop. 220,451), 188 sq mi (487 sq km), W central India, on the Arabian Sea. Portugal colonized these two inland enclaves in the mid-16th cent. India occupied them in 1954. Despite a ruling by the International Court of Justice that upheld Portugal's claim to the area, they were incorporated into India as a single union territory in 1961. The territory is being developed as a "no industry" sector for tourism.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

 

a federal territory in India, administered by the central government. It is situated on the northwestern part of the Hindustan peninsula, between the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. Area, 489 sq km. Population, 70,000 (1969). The area is inhabited chiefly by tribes that have preserved patriarchal social relations and carry on semisubsistence agriculture. The administrative center of the region is Silvassa.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

a union territory of W India, on the Gulf of Cambay: until 1961 administratively part of Portuguese Dam?o. Capital: Silvassa. Pop.: 220 451 (2001). Area: 489 sq. km (191 sq. miles)
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The Government of India has recently come up with an agenda of initiatives to revive travel and tourism in Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli.
The Minister of Tourism & Culture, India, has taken a strong approached towards development of Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli as seaside tourist destinations on lines of other union territories in the country.
If Daman & Diu is blessed with breathtaking beaches, Dadra & Nagar Haveli boasts forested landscape dotted with lush green gardens and scenic lakes.
com that books the cheapest flights to India from the US expects to receive requests for booking of cheap airline tickets from tourists once Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli are exposed to the limelight of international tourism.
Chidambaram added that the Third Finance Commission for the Union Territories of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Lakshadweep submitted its report today.
The postings have been divied into category A which is Delhi, Category B -- Goa, Chandigarh, Puducherry, Daman & Diu and Dadar and Nagar Haveli and category C -- Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep, designated as ' hard areas'.
With easy access coupled with dense forest area and favourable climate, Dadra and Nagar Haveli are emerging as new tourist destinations.
One can stay comfortably amidst the nature," said A D Nikam, Deputy Director, Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
People of Mumbai are choosing Silvassa, the principal town of Dadra and Nagar Haveli for the celebrations because of closer proximity.
Attn: Executive Engineer, Dadra And Nagar Haveli Planning And Development Authority, Silvassa
Dadra & Nagar Haveli Planning & Development Authority,
Attn: Joint Secretary, Urban Development, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Silvassa