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With ‘North East Circuit: Imphal & Khongjom’; Manipur bags first project under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme

‘North East Circuit: Imphal & Khongjom’ in Manipur

Najma A. Heptulla, Governor of Manipur will be inaugurating the project “Development of North East Circuit: Imphal & Khongjom” implemented under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in the presence of N Biren Singh, Chief Minister Manipur, K.J. Alphons, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism and Rashmi Verma, Union Tourism Secretary in Imphal tomorrow. ...

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FAITH undertake strict criterions to draw genuine foreign buyers @ India Tourism Mart 2018; cancels over 300 fake registrations and puts out irressistible offers for India exhibitors

FAITH ITM 2018

The prerequisite for success of any global B2B exhibition is its ability to bring together quality buyers and sellers to create meaningful mutually beneficial business opportunities. The Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, K. J. Alphons had same  objective in mind as he had announced on 9th July 2018 that the Tourism Ministry in partnership with the  Federation of Associations in  Indian  Tourism and  ...

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Startup India Yatra gives life to many a new dreams of aspirant entrepreneurs @ Madhya Pradesh Grand Finale in Indore

StartUp India Yatra

The Madhya Pradesh leg of the Government of India’s Startup India Yatra, held in collaboration with Startup Madhya Pradesh, was launched on 17th of July 2018. The Yatra witnessed the presence of more than 5,000 participants with 427 startups pitching their ideas, of which 136 startups were selected for the Grand Finale held on 3 August 2018 at Sri Govindram Seksaria Institute of ...

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MoT’s Iconic Tourist Sites Development Project to benefits Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Bihar

17 sites under Iconic Tourist Sites Development Project

Ministry of Tourism has identified 17 sites in 12 clusters in the country for development under Iconic Tourist Sites Development Project, pursuant to Budget Announcements of 2018-19. Following are the 17 sites: Uttar Pradesh- TajMahal & FatehpurSikri; Maharashtra- Ajanta & Ellora; Delhi- Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort & QutubMinar; Goa- Colva beach; Rajasthan- Amer Fort; Gujarat- Somnath & Dholavira; Madhya Pradesh– ...

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Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal adds to green with Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan

NMCG- Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan

National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) is running  “Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan” in five main stem Ganga basin states – Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal. The drive was launched on  the 9thof this month, and the week upto 15th July was observed as ‘Shubharambh Saptah’.  State Forest Departments of these states have been made the nodal agencies for ...

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Integrated tourism-centric ecosystem central to holistic development of 26 islands in india

he Prime Minister, Narendra Modi reviewing the progress towards the holistic development of islands on 30 June 2018.

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on 30 June 2018 reviewed the progress towards holistic development of islands. Noticeably,   the Union Government had constituted the Islands Development Agency on June 1st, 2017, which had identified 26 islands for holistic development. Here, NITI Aayog made a presentation on the elements of holistic development, including key infrastructure projects, digital connectivity, green energy, desalination plants, ...

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Goa plans campaign for its Taxi App GOAMILES; set to launch with over 3000 cabs

Jan Dhan bank account by women

In today’s tech based disruptive era, the public sector in business to0 need to match up to the pace of private sector and innovate consistently. In one such instance, where a State Tourism department has worked out a digital platform to ease the transport for tourists visiting the state-  GTDC’s Taxi App ‘GOAMILES’ is in advance stages of pilot testing ahead of its launch with 2800 licensed taxi drivers express ...

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Sports In North East gets a boost with National Sports University Ordinance, 2018

TransformingNorthEast DoNERwithU

National Sports University Ordinance, 2018 has come into force as the President of India has given his assent to the Union Cabinet’s decision to promulgate the said Ordinance. Earlier, the Union Cabinet, in its meeting held on 23rd May, 2018, had decided to approve the proposal of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to promulgate the National Sports University ...

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NIDM Centre to help Southern States build infrastructure to tackle multiple disaster challenges: VP

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu releasing the souvenir at an event to lay the foundation stone for National Institute of Disaster Management, in Kondapavuluru, Andhra Pradesh on May 22, 2018. 
The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju, the Minister for Law& Justice, Andhra Pradesh, Shri Kollu Ravindra and other dignitaries are also seen.

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Southern parts of the country are prone to multiple disaster challenges –  hence require the NIDM Centre to help these states build infrastructure to tackle disasters. He was addressing the gathering after laying foundation stone for National Institute of Disaster Management, in Kondapavuluru, Andhra Pradesh on 22 May 2018. The ...

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Hyderabad hosts National-Level Celebrations @ International Day for Biodiversity 2018

International Day for Biodiversity Celebrated across the Country with National-Level Celebrations held in Hyderabad

The International Day for Biodiversity (IBD) 2018 was celebrated all over the country on 22 May 2018. The celebration of the IDB under the theme – “Celebrating 25 years of action on biodiversity” provides an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of and threats to biodiversity, while highlighting its contribution to sustainable development.  The celebrations have been organised to mark ...

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Indore, Bhopal & Chandigarh emerge as top 3 Cleanest cities in India @ Swachhata Survekshan 2018

Swachhata Survekshan 2018 Winners

Hardeep Puri, Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs has congratulated the winners of Swachh Survekshan 2018 while announcing the results at the National Media Centre 16 May 2018.  The Swachh Survekshan 2018 assessed 4203 Urban Local Bodies and was organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), under the aegis of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban). The exercise undertaken ...

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DONER rings Ministry of Tourism to identify projects and fast track development of tourism in the North Eastern states

The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region Jitendra Singh holding a meeting with the Minister of State for Tourism Alphons Kannanthanam, in New Delhi on May 11, 2018.

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh held a meeting with the Union Minister of state for Tourism (I/C) and Electronics and Information Technology K.J. Alphons on 11 May 2018. During the meeting, they discussed proposals for identifying ...

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