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Entries received for MP Tourism awards

Bhopal: To encourage tourism in the state, MP tourism awards have been instituted by the MP Tourism Development Corporation, a total of 513 entries were received and 447 entries were found complete and in order. Total 37 entries were rejected and 52 entries were found incomplete. Out of these 447 entries, award winning entries will be selected by the Jury for awards. It may be mentioned that online entries were invited in 22 different categories …

BRICS Convention on Tourism on September 2

Bhopal: Two day BRICS Convention on Tourism of Tourism Ministers of BRICS Nations will be held on September 1and 2, 2016 at Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh. Tourism Ministers of India including Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa and their delegations will take part in the summit. The Summit which is being organized under the auspices of the Tourism Ministry of Government of India will be inaugurated on September 1, 2016 at the world famous tourist place Khajuraho. …

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 …

Training imparted to quiz masters

Bhopal: During state-level orientation programme, training was imparted to quiz masters appointed to conduct tourism quiz competition to be held on July 23. All necessary preparations are being made for smooth conduct of quiz competition simultaneously in all districts of the state. Nodal officers have been appointed in all districts. The competition is being with cooperation of District Tourism Promotion Councils, School Education Department and district administration. MD of State Tourism Development Corporation Hari Ranjan …

MP has immense tourism potential, says CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Madhya Pradesh is state of immense tourism potential. Efforts will be made to generate employment opportunities through tourism development. Number of tourists in the state has increased constantly during previous years. Over 8 crore devotees visited Simhastha Mahakumbh at Ujjain in just one month. Launching renovation of 100-years-old historic Minto Hall and construction of convention centre here on Wednesday, Chouhan said that it would be unique …

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 …

Integrated Tourism Development in MP

Bhopal: Integrated Tourism Development Project is going to be implemented in the state by Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation in collaboration with the World Bank. In the first phase, Orchha, Khajuraho, Panna, Bhopal, Sanchi and Bhim Bethka circuits have been covered under it. First of all, attention is being paid to World Heritage sites Khajuraho, Sanchi and Bhim Bethka under the project. This was informed by Secretary to CM and MD of State Tourism …