Paryatan Parv organized across the country to promote “Tourism for All”
The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, in collaboration with other Central Ministries, State Governments and stakeholders organized “Paryatan Parv” across the country, from the 5th to 25th October 2017. The event was organized with the objective of drawing focus on the benefits of tourism, showcasing the cultural diversity of the country and reinforcing the principle of “Tourism for All”.
The major activities organized during Paryatan Parv included Cultural Programmes; Sensitisation & Awareness Programmes; Competitions (essay, quiz, painting & drawing, photography, video, poster, etc.); Tourism/Heritage Walks/Runs; Cycle Rallies; Nukkad Natak; Yoga Sessions; Exhibitions (tourism, handicrafts, handlooms); Food Festivals; Workshops and Seminars; Excursion Trips to Tourist/Heritage Sites (for students, specially abled children, senior citizens, etc.); Illuminations (including at airports & railway stations); Sporting Activities, etc. As a grand finale to the Paryatan Parv, a three day event was organized at the Rajpath Lawns, New Delhi from the 23rd to 25th October 2017. The event was open to the public and included Cultural Performances, a Crafts Bazaar, multi-cuisine Food Court and other interactive activities to keep the visitors engaged.
The event saw wide spread participation from the public, students, tourism stakeholders and others.
This information was given by Shri K. J. Alphons, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.