The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, in collaboration with other Central Ministries and State Governments is organizing a “Paryatan Parv” across the country from the 5th to 25th October 2017.
The objective of the programme is to draw focus on the benefits of tourism, showcase the cultural diversity of the country and reinforce the principle of “Tourism for All”. The event envisages large scale participation by the public as well as industry stakeholders.
A series of events and activities are proposed to be organised which will include illumination in and around tourist sites across the country, cultural programmes, exhibitions showcasing handlooms, handicrafts and cuisine, artisans workshops at different locations, competitions for students, sensitisation programmes for tourism service providers, yoga demonstrations, etc. In addition, interactive sessions and workshops on varied themes related to skill development in the tourism sector, development of rural tourism sites, and media related activities will also be arranged.