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India launches first Cargo Ferry Service to Maldives

The Minister of State for Shipping, Mansukh Mandaviya recently launched the first direct Cargo Ferry service to Maldives. The service will help boost the business and trade relations between the countries. The launch of the service will also help to boost Neighbourhood First Policy. Highlights The service will connect Tuticorin and Cochin ports of Indi ..




India and Maldives sign agreements to establish ‘Addu Tourism zone’

India and Maldives signed 5 agreements for establishing ‘Addu Tourism zone’ in five islands of Addu atoll. An atoll is a ring-shaped chain of islands formed of coral. The Tourism zone is expected to be set up at a cost of $2.49 million. It aims at generating local employment and boost the eco-tourism opportunities in ..


Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trust, Odisha

Situated on the banks of Chilika Lake in Odisha, Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trusthas won the prestigious United Nations World Tourism Organisation Awards. The trust was honoured with the coveted award for “Innovation in Tourism Enterprise” at the 14th UNWTO Awards ceremony held in Madrid, Spain Based on the principles of community ownership and Eco-Tourism, UNWTO award for ‘Innovation in Tourism Enterprise’ ..