Tag Archives: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Each state should focus on promoting its 3Ts, Trade, Tourism, Technology, through every Indian Mission: PM

Addressing the seventh meeting of the Governing Council (GC) of NITI Aayog, Prime Minister Narendra Modi aid that each state should focus on promoting its 3Ts, Trade, Tourism, Technology, through every Indian Mission around the world. This was the first physical meeting of the Governing Council since the onset of the pandemic.

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Ayush Visa to lure foreigners; ‘Heal in India can become big brand: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that India is going to introduce a special AYUSH visa category. This will facilitate people to travel to India for AYUSH therapy. Also, he added, “’Heal in India’ can become a big brand of this decade.” Wellness centers based on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha etc. can be very popular, he said.

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PM Modi inaugurates multiple development projects at Somnath Temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chairman, Shree Somnath Trust, virtually inaugurated development projects at Somnath Temple, which include Somnath Promenade, Exhibition Centre, Reconstructed temple precinct of Old Somnath and also laid the foundation stone of Shree Parvati Temple. He also amplified the steps taken to promote tourism & uplift tourism sector like e-Visa, Visa on arrival and reduction of hospitality GST.

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PM Modi inaugurates Rudraksh convention centre at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the much-awaited Rudraksh convention centre at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. In a tweet, the PM said, “I am delighted to be inaugurating the Rudraksh convention centre in Varanasi. Constructed with Japanese assistance, this state-of-the-art centre will make Varanasi an attractive destination for conferences thus drawing more tourists and businesspersons to the city.”

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Cochin int’l cruise terminal to bring comfort & convenience to tourists: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Sagarika International Cruise Terminal at Cochin and said that Government of India is taking many efforts to improve tourism related infrastructure in Kerala. “The inauguration of this International Cruise Terminal is one example of this. It brings both comfort and convenience for tourists,” he said.

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Working on new courses for hotel management in Ladakh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his speech on Independence Day, has said that as part of development work in Ladakh, work is going on towards starting new courses for hotel and management in the Union Territory. “Nestled in the heights of the Himalayas, Ladakh is progressing towards new heights. Work is going on for a central university, setting up new research centres, new courses for hotel and management. Plan is also under way for the creation of 7,500 MW Solar Park. Ladakh has several specialties. Not only do we have to preserve them, we must nurture them as well. As Sikkim has made its mark as an Organic State in the northeast, Ladakh, Leh and Kargil can also create their own niche as a Carbon Neutral unit. Indian government has joined hands with the locals of the region to create a new model of development as per their own requirements.

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Hotel bill of more than Rs20,000 to be declared for tax purposes

Under the newly-launched ‘Transparent Taxation’ platform announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 13, it has been proposed that hotel bill payments that exceed Rs20,000 will be liable to tax disclosure. The move is part of a tax overhaul by the government to widen the scope and reduce the threshold of various transactions for tax disclosure purposes.

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PM flags off Navi Mumbai International Airport construction work

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the groundbreaking ceremony of Navi Mumbai International Airport. At a function in Navi Mumbai, he also dedicated the fourth container terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust. The Prime Minister said that the Navi Mumbai airport project has been pending for years. He said delayed projects cause many problems, and the PRAGATI initiative had been initiated, to give priority to completion of projects. Also present were Maharashtra Governor C. V. Rao, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, and Ramdas Athawale. He said India’s aviation sector is growing tremendously, and there is a sharp increase in the number of people flying. This makes quality infrastructure in the aviation sector of prime importance, he added. The Prime Minister said that the Union Government has brought an aviation policy that is transforming the sector. He added that a strong aviation sector also gives more economic opportunities. Better connectivity leads to more tourists coming to India, he said. The Prime Minister said that the Government of India is devoting significant efforts towards the development of waterways.

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