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Tourism for all: Ministry launches ‘Paryatan Parv’

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on January 08, 2018

The Ministry of Tourism on Thursday kick-started ‘Paryatan Parv’ a 20-day programme organised with the aim of drawing attention on the benefits of tourism, showcasing the cultural diversity of the country and reinforcing the principle of “Tourism for All”.

‘Paryatan Parv’ which will continue till October 25 was inaugurated by Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for culture at the Humayun’s Tomb in New Delhi.

The Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Alphons Kannanthanam, was also present at the event.

The programme is being organised by the Ministry of Tourism, in collaboration with other Central Ministries, State Governments and stakeholders. It will culminate in a three-day event in New Delhi from October 23-25 showcasing the cultural diversity of the country, with cultural performances, crafts bazaar, food court showcasing folk and classical dance and music, handicrafts and handlooms and cuisine from all the states.

The programme will focus on encouraging Indians to explore their own country. Tourism events such as interactive sessions and workshops on skill development and innovation in the sector would be conducted across all states

Also, “Adopt a Heritage” project, which was launched by the President on World Tourism Day, will be implemented at key sites during this period.

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Published on October 05, 2017
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