India Tourism Current Affairs, GK & News

Sagarmala Seaplane Services Project

The Government of India is to initiate the project of Sagarmala Seaplane Services on selected routes. Which ministry is implementing the Sagarmala Seaplane services? Ministry of ports, shipping and waterways. What is the main objective of Sagarmala Seaplane services? The project aims to provide air connectivity to numerous tourist, religious, remote and unexplored locations near ..

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India-International Cherry Blossom Festival of Shillong cancelled

Every year the cherry blossom festival is hosted by Meghalaya in the starting of November. This year the festival has been cancelled due to covid-19. It is the only Cherry festival being conducted in India. The India International Cherry blossom festival is organised by the Government of Meghalaya every year. The festival hosts live music, ..

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IRCTC to start ‘Bharat Darshan Yatra’ on the theme ‘Show India to Indians’

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will be starting ‘Bharat Darshan–Dakshin Bharat Yatra’ from December 12. The Bharat Darshan Yatra will start from Hyderabad and Secunderabad from December 12 to 18. The theme of this yatra will be ‘Show India to Indians’. Key Points The facility of boarding and de-boarding this tourist train will ..

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PRASAD Scheme: Tourist Facilitation Centre at Guruvayur, Kerala inaugurated

On November 4, 2020, the Union Minister of State (IC) for Tourism and Culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the “Tourist Facilitation Centre” at Guruvayur, Kerala. The centre was constructed under the PRASAD Scheme of Ministry of Tourism. Key Highlights The centre was constructed at a cost of Rs 11.57 crores. The centre was constructed ..

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Mansar Lake Development Project of J&K: Key Facts

On November 1, 2020, the Union Minister of Development of the North Eastern Region Shri Jitendra Singh inaugurated the Mansar Lake Development Plan in Jammu and Kashmir. Highlights The plan is to attract more than 20 lakh tourists every year. It is expected to generate employment of 1.15 crores of man-days. In all, the project ..

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