Tourism Ministry Current Affairs, GK & News
Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel informed that sign boards in Chinese language have been put up at five Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) protected Archaeological Sites located in Uttar Pradesh (UP). ASI Sites Include- (1) Sarnath, (2) the Buddhist relics at Chaukhandi Stupa, (3) Kushinagar and the Mahaparinirvana Temple, (4) Piparahwa and (5) Shravasti. ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Union Ministry of Tourism launches Audio Guide facility App called ‘Audio Odigos’ for 12 sites of India (including Iconic Sites). The launch was made during the ongoing celebrations of nationwide ‘Paryatan Parv 2019’. This year is the 3rd edition of Paryatan Parv. Key Highlights A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Gol Gumbad, Delhi with Government ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Union Ministry of Tourism is organising ‘Paryatan Parv 2019’ from 2 to 13 October 2019 across the country. The nationwide festival was inaugrated by Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Minister of Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan in New Delhi. About Paryatan Parv The Delhi leg of Paryatan Parv is being held from 2-6 October ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
National Tourism Awards for 2017-18 were presented by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi on 27 September 2019 on occasion of World Tourism Day. This year a total of 76 awards were given under various categories. 2017-18 National Tourism Awards Winners Andhra Pradesh: The state won the first prize for Best State for ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Tourism Ministry and Google launches 360-degree Virtual Reality experience video on Incredible India
Google Arts & Culture in partnership with Ministry of Tourism has unveiled 360-degree virtual reality (VR) video for global ‘Incredible India’ tourism campaign. As part of it, Google Arts & Culture will provide users with immersive 360-degree view of India’s heritage, festivity, spirituality and adventure. Key Facts The video showcases 360-degree view of some of ..
Union Tourism Ministry has launched National Monuments Authority Web Portal called NOC Online Application and Processing System (NOAPS). The web portal will provide single window clearance for applicants to get no-objection certificates (NoC) within six working days for construction-related works near the 3,686 protected monuments in the country. Under the present rules, hundred meters area ..