This component focuses on improvement in the Lumbini master plan area. It aims to enhance the protection and management of Lumbini and experience of visitors by improving the environmental quality, the outstanding universal value of the site, and visitor facilities. A Lumbini Tourism Master Plan has been completed and Construction of Visitor information Centre is almost complete.
An additional activity aimed at introducing electrical vehicle-based clean public transport services for tourists and local residents in Lumbini area reducing noise and pollution currently emitted from the poorly maintained diesel buses, improving environmental quality. Clean transport will be financed by the Asian Clean Energy Fund (ACEF).