The tourism ministry on Thursday launched “Paryatan Parv” with an aim to draw more attention towards tourism in the country. The programme will last for 20 days and will showcase the benefits of tourism and cultural diversity of India. “Tourism for All” is the princliple of the Paryatan Parv. As per the name programme seeks participation from all. It is organised by the Ministry of Tourism, in collaboration with other Central Ministries, State Governments and stakeholders.
The inauguration of Paryatan Parv was done at Humayun’s Tomb in New Delhi by Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for culture in the presence of Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Alphons Kannanthanam. The programme will continue till 25th October.
A three day programme from October 23 to 25, will also be organized at New Delhi where India’s cultural diversity will be shown through performances, crafts bazaar, food court showcasing folk and classical dance and music, handicrafts and hand-looms and cuisine from all the states.
Dekho Apna Desh a special event under Paryatan where Indians will be encouraged to see their own country’s beauty through videos and photographs, India storeys through Traveler’s Eyes to promote travel to J&K and North Eastern states.