Category Archives: MOT

Synergy between State and Central Govt has resulted in green shoots: G Kamala Vardhan Rao

G Kamala Vardhan Rao, DG, Tourism, has said that every state is competing when it comes to tourism. “Every state has a different budget allocation in a big way. Hence when state governments worlk alongside central government, it’s a fine way of synergy and a way forward by developing products. Once product is developed, we are now seeing some green shoots after the pandemic,” he said.

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MOT sanctions 15 projects under Swadesh Darshan scheme in South India: Ajay Bhatt

Speaking at the Conference of Tourism & Culture Ministers of Southern Region in Bengaluru, Ajay Bhatt, MoS, Tourism, has said that under the Swadesh Darshan scheme, MOT has sanctioned 15 projects, which include projects in Andhra Pradesh worth ₹141 crore; 5 projects in Kerala worth ₹413 crore; three projects in Telangana worth ₹266 crore; projects worth ₹73 crore in Tamil Nadu and in Puducherry projects were ₹148 crore.

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PM’s idea of cooperative federalism reflected at South India tourism & culture ministers’ conference

G Kishan Reddy, Union Minister of Tourism, Culture and DoNER, in his address at the Conference of Tourism & Culture Ministers of Southern Region in Bengaluru, has said that the event is in line with the Prime Minister’s idea of cooperative federalism where GoI and state governments come together to find solutions for better India and for best cooperation. “Tourism sector is one of the major sectors that will create maximum employment. We should concentrate on creating employment generation in the southern region as well,” he said.

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Union After Northeast, Reddy to focus on South India with Tourism Minister’s conference in Bengaluru

Ministry of Tourism is organising a conference of Tourism and Culture Ministers of the Southern Region on 28th & 29th October 2021 in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Union Minister of Tourism and Culture G. Kishan Reddy and Chief Minister of Karnataka Basavaraj Bommai will address the event on 28th October 2021. The two days’ programme will have presentations by various Ministries to apprise the participants about the various projects and initiatives being taken by the Central Government for the development of the region.

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MOT to boost overseas marketing & promotion through tourism officers in 20 Indian missions

As the news of international borders and reinstating of e-visa has been announced, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has appointed tourism officers in 20 Indian missions abroad in a bid to boost overseas marketing and promotions. These officers were already posted in embassies in the countries where promotions will take place, revealed Rupinder Brar, ADG, Tourism.

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India tourism Northeast, ITDC & Nagaland govt conduct recce for ITM 2021

Team India tourism, North East and the officials of Ministry of Tourism (MOT), India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) and Nagaland government visited Khonoma, an Angami Naga village recently to conduct recce for ensuing ITM 2021in Nagaland. ITM 2021 is scheduled from 28-30th November 2021 in Nagaland, just before the popular Hornbill Festival in its capital Kohima. As per MOT, the idea to conduct the ITM before the event is to take advantage of the festival’s popularity.

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Uttar Pradesh will have 17 new airports in the coming years: Jyotiaditya Scindia

Jyotiraditya Scindia, Union Minister of Civil Aviation, has said that Kushinagar Airport has been built at a cost of over Rs 260 crores and there will be 17 airports in Uttar Pradesh in the coming years. In UP, 8 airports are already functional before Kushinagar airport. Work is on Jewar International Airport after Lucknow, Varanasi and Kushinagar. Apart from that, airport projects are going on in Ayodhya, Aligarh, Azamgarh, Chitrakoot, Moradabad and Shravasti.

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G Kishan Reddy addressed “Tourism in Buddhist Circuits” in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh.

G Kishan Reddy, Union Minister for Culture and Tourism, spoke at the opening session of the ministry’s conference “Tourism in Buddhist Circuits – A Way Forward” in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, on Wednesday. “Several seminars focusing on the Buddhist circuit and tourism will be held throughout the two-day conference.” The tourism industry’s stakeholders, academics, and the media are anticipated to attend the conference, according to the Ministry of Tourism.

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100% vaccination and new Mopa Airport will give a boost to tourism in Goa: Amit Shah

Amit Shah, Union Minister of Home Affairs & Minister of Co-operation,  has said that Goa was the most preferred tourism destination in the world and hence PM Modi has taken a decision to allow charter airplanes to fly into Goa from October 15. Also, he added that Mopa airport should be ready in one year and will enhance tourism. “With Goa achieving 100 per cent vaccination, the situation is conducive for tourism,” he claimed.

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