MP gets five national awards in tourism

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh earned the distinction of being conferred five awards for excellent performance in tourism sector at National Tourism Award function held in New Delhi today. These awards include the National Award of Best Tourism State. The award function was organized at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi by Union Ministry of Tourism. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture (independent charge) Mahesh Sharma presented these awards to …

Minto hall’s convertsion into Convention centre

Bhopal: Renovation of one of Bhopal city’s prime identity historic Minto Hall and work of convention centre will be launched on June 15, 2016. Maintaining originality of Minto Hall, a 500-seater ultramodern convention centre would be constructed there. Along with this, renovation of Minto Hall will also be undertaken at a cost of about Rs 32 crore. Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation would be nodal agency for this. Renovation of historic Minto Hall and …

Tourism to introduce houseboat at Hanuwantiya

Bhopal: A plan has been chalked out to introduce houseboat in major water sports centre Hanuwantiya. Houseboat will be made available between Tava and Madhai. Efforts are also afoot to promote water sports at Bansagar and Omkareshwar. A 4 km long Bare Foot Track will be developed at Parsuli in Sidhi district. Country’s only aqua ski centre will be set up at Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh. Survey has been conducted to introduce mini cruise from …