G Kishan Reddy, Union Minister for Tourism, Culture and DoNER has said that the Tourism Ministry will organise events both in India and abroad to attract tourists into India as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Celebrations (75 years of Indian Independence). These events will be planned and rolled out in the next two years in different places.
The Union Minister was speaking at the World Tourism Day function organised by the Ministry of Tourism in Delhi. The Tourism Minister said that in India these events will be planned and organised at 75 iconic heritage destinations through the next two years when India celebrates 75 years of Indian independence on August 15, 2023.
Saying that the industry has taken a bashing due to pandemic, Reddy said that efforts are on to bring the industry back on track. The Prime Minister himself has convened meetings in recent months on revival of tourism, the Minister said.
Reddy further added that discussions are on with related ministries and departments of the government on reopening of international flights and e-visa as well.