Uttar Pradesh Tourism department is taking effective measures to develop Agra as a village tourism destination. It has decided to adopt a village in Bah Tehsil of Agra district.Holipura village will now be promoted on the state website and promo literatures. Dinesh Kumar, Regional Tourism Officer of UP Tourism, said that Holipura village was chosen as the district’s first tourist village and will now be adopted by the tourism department with one crore rupees released for its initial development.Holipura is an ideal location to promote the Chambal Safari and Crocodile Sanctuary and could become the hub of adventure tourism in the region. The ‘havelis’ or fortresses of the village would be restored and brought back to their former glory through state funding. The village entrance would also promote the logo of ‘Mera Agra’.