Cultural tourism Current Affairs, GK & News

Association of Buddhist Tour Operator (ABTO) International Convention

On December 10, 2020, the Union Minister of state for tourism and culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the Association of Buddhist our operators International Convention in New Delhi. The convention is to be held in partnership with Ministry of Tourism. Recent development in the tourism sector of India During the inauguration ceremony the Minister ..

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Tharu Tribals

Context in Current Affairs: The Uttar Pradesh government has recently launched a scheme to take the unique culture of the Tharu tribes all over the world. The intention of the scheme is to put these tribal villages on tourism map. This will create jobs and bring economic Independence to the tribal population in the region. ..

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Logo and Song of “Destination North East, 2020” festival launched

On September 21, 2020, the Union Minister Shri Jitendra Singh unveiled logo and song for the festival “Destination North East, 2020”. The four-day event is to be formally inaugurated by Home Minister Amit Shah on September 27, 2020. Significance The festival helps to familiarize people of other parts of the country with rich unexplored potential ..

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Kedarnath Dham Development Work Reviewed by PM Modi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has taken stock of the development project work going on at Kedarnath Dham in order to make it more tourist-friendly and also to increase the divinity of the Dham. The ongoing project will also focus on renovation work at Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi Sthal to ensure cleanliness and inclusive development. Another ..

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India to launch “Lighthouse Tourism”

On July 7, 2020, the Union Minister of State for Shipping shri Mansukh Mandaviya held a high-level meeting to develop 194 lighthouses into major tourist attractions. This will boost tourism activities and also will provide opportunities to learn about the enriched history of lighthouses. Highlights A detailed action plan was presented at the meeting. According ..

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