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Odisha hosted National Tourism Conference

On 23rd and 24th January 2020, National Tourism Conference was held in an auditorium at the Marine Drive-Eco Retreat designed at Konark, a medium town in the Puri district in the state of Odisha which was jointly organized by the State Government of Odisha and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). ..

Exhibition ‘India Heritage in Digital Space’ inaugurated

A month-long special exhibition organized in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi titled ‘Indian Heritage in digital Space’ was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel in New Delhi on Wednesday, 15th January 2020, which will remain open for public till the 15th February ..

‘Visit Nepal Year 2020’ campaign launched

The President of Nepal, Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday, 1st January 2, 2020, launched an ambitious campaign named  ‘Visit Nepal Year 2020’ to promote tourism in Nepal. The campaign aims to attract more than 2 million tourists in Nepal during the year 2020. The President of Nepal inaugurated the campaign by lighting up the Flame ..

Sign Boards in Chinese Language set up at 5 ASI sites in Uttar Pradesh

The Indian Government agency under the Ministry of Culture, the Archaeological Survey of India(ASI) is responsible for research work based on archaeology and for the preservation and conservation of cultural monuments in the country.  The ASI has set up signboards in the Chinese language in the five iconic archaeological protected sites in the state of ..

Ministry of Tourism identified 17 sites for development as Iconic Tourist Sites

The Union Minister of State(independent charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply to Lok Sabha on Tuesday, 10th December 2019 informed that the Government has identified some iconic world-class tourist stations in India to attract international and national tourists. 17 sites in 12 clusters from across the country have been ..

Indian Culture Portal launched

The Union Minister of State(independent charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel launched the Indian Culture web portal in New Delhi on Tuesday, 10th December 2019. The web portal was envisioned by the Ministry of Culture and was completely developed by a team from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay. The curation of ..

Ministry of Tourism approves Gandhi Encyclopedia

The Union Minister of State(Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, 10th December 2019 informed that the Government is developing the ‘Gandhi Encyclopedia’ to spread awareness and for promotion of appropriate Gandhian philosophy among the citizens. The Ministry of Culture has approved a project ..

Rural Circuit under Swadesh Darshan Scheme

The Union Minister of State (independent charge) of Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply at the lower house of the parliament, Lok Sabha on Monday, 9th December 2019 informed that the Ministry of Tourism has recognized the potential for the development of rural tourism in the country and has identified ‘Rural ..