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PM Modi praises Maharastra Swacchh Bharat activities; releases silver coin to commemorate centenary celebration of ShriSaibaba

Shri Sai Baba Temple of Shirdi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, visited Shirdi, in Maharashtra, on 19 October 2018. At a public meeting, he unveiled the plaque to mark the laying of foundation stone of various development works of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust. He also released a silver coin to commemorate the Centenary year of Shri Saibaba Samadhi. Narendra Modi handed over keys to mark the Grihapravesh of Prime Minister Awas ...

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Taking Odisha Tourism to the next level @ Odisha Travel Bazaar 2018: CM Naveen Patnaik

14th edition of the Hockey World Cup

Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik, has expressed optimism that the development of the multi-faceted Odisha tourism product will receive a major fillip following the establishment of the air connection by Air Asia between Malaysia and Bhubaneswar. In addition, the development of the commercial airport at Jharsuguda will serve as a major connection with the western part of the State. ...

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Andhra Pradesh, Odisha & Madhya Pradesh Bag Award of Three Best Performing States in Ease of Living Index

Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh top ease of living index 2018

Andhra Pradesh has topped the charts among States in terms of “Ease of Living Index” rankings launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA).  It was followed by Odisha and Madhya Pradesh. The three States were awarded  best performing States  at the National Dissemination Workshop on Ease of Living Index, 2018, on 24 September 2018. While presenting the awards ...

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Culinary extravaganza at Paryatan Parv enthuses over 250 foreign delegates @International Tourism Mart

MOT-InternationalTourismMart

The ‘Paryatan Parv’ by the Ministry of Tourism was inaugurated by Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister, in presence of K.J. Alphons, Union Minister for Tourism, Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and other dignitaries from participating Central Ministries and State Governmentsat Rajpath Lawns, New Delhi, on 16 September 2018. This is the second edition of “Paryatan Parv”, a nation-wide celebration ...

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Haryana’s history comes alive with ITDC’s state of the art Water Screen projection led Sound and Light Show at Tilyar Lake in Rohtak

First Water Screen Projection Sound & Light Show in Haryana

India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) the public sector undertaking under the aegis of Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India executed the implementation of Multimedia show based on water screen projection at Tilyar Lake Rohtak, Haryana in collaboration with government of Haryana and Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India. The sound and light show has been created to project the rich ...

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Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to put tourism on top agenda @Uttar Pradesh Travel Mart- 2018

Varanasi

The three day-long (26-28 August 2018)- Uttar Pradesh Travel Mart- 2018- exhibition and networking event is set to debate with magnanimously with inaugural address from the Yogi in command-  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath! Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Tourism Minister, Uttar Pradesh will also address the inaugural session among other leading dignitaries. The Fourth edition of Uttar Pradesh Travel Mart (UPTM- 2018) and ...

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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 @ International 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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