The Union Minister of State for Tourism & Culture (Independent Charge), Shri Prahlad Singh Patel will inaugurate the State Tourism Ministers’ Conference being held in New Delhi tomorrow, 20th August 2019. The daylong conference has been organized by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and will be attended by state Tourism Ministers, Secretaries of Tourism and senior officials from the States and Union Territories (UTs) who will deliberate on various issues related to the development and promotion of Tourism.
The Conference will provide a platform for the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India to apprise the States / UTs about new initiatives taken and those in the pipeline, to get valuable feedback from the States / UTs on the same, to highlight areas where active cooperation of the States / UTs is required and at the same time to learn about the initiatives being taken by the States / UTs for the development of Tourism.
Discussions will be held with the States / UTs to get their inputs and feedback on the following subjects:-
- Developing an all-encompassing One Stop Solution including information on tourism-related services through a web-based application and a Grievance Redressal Mechanism through Twitter and Tourist-Helpline
- Adoption of Adventure Tourism and Bed & Breakfast / Homestay Scheme Guidelines by States/UTs
- Status of projects sanctioned under the Swadesh Darshan & PRASHAD Schemes and implementation of Public Financial Management System (PFMS).
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