India Tourism

Ganga Vilas River cruise

On January 13, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to flag off the world’s longest river cruise, “Ganga Vilas,” from Varanasi to Dibrugarh via Bangladesh. The luxury vessel, which can accommodate 80 passengers, will take 50 days to complete its ..



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 ..


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 ..


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 ..


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 ..


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. ..