INDIA. New Delhi: On the eve of India’s 75th Independence Day celebration, on Saturday, the 14 August 2021, the Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) launched a series of 12 episodes that will take the participants on a virtual journey of Incredible India. The event will be inaugurated by the Union Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Shri G Kishan Reddy.
The inauguration program featured a live streaming of a 20 minutes film titled ‘India@75-A Journey’. After the conclusion of the event, the participants were invited to attempt a quiz based on the film shown during the webinar. The quiz was open for the duration of 3 hours after the webinar was over. The participants will be rewarded with a Participation Certificate and surprise prizes for the “fastest” 1000 winners.
Ministry of Tourism is celebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) since 12th March 2021wherein the Ministry and its field offices are carrying out various activities/events with the participation of the travel trade & hospitality sector, guides, students, and the general public. The various activities like Heritage walks, walkathon, cycle rallies, photo exhibition, Nukkad Natak, Painting Competition, live sessions on Facebook, YouTube, etc. are being organized in pan India.
In the journey of AKAM, the Ministry of Tourism is focusing on children and youth to get more acquainted with India’s glorious past and a grand future. The children and youth are the strength and power of our incredible country. With strong-rooted cultural values and to take India ahead on the path of global leadership, it is vital that they are made aware of the strength of the diversity of our Nation. Each of the 12 episodes will focus on diverse themes regarding the cultural heritage of India and generate awareness about “Incredible India”.
During the month of August 2021, the domestic India tourism offices of the Ministry and the affiliated institutes of the Ministry of Tourism that is Indian Institutes of Travel & Tourism Management (IITTM) & Institutes of Hotel Management (IHM) are arranging different programs such as webinars, workshops, Quiz contest, live sessions, essay competitions, heritage walks, etc. with the participation of students, the general public, etc.