Tag: Chiranjeevi

India’s tourism generates 11.5% employment in 2011-12

India’s tourism has been contributing largely to the country’s job creation with around 11.5% employment generation seen in India in 2011-2012. “The contribution of tourism in total employment of India during 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 were 10.2%, 10.8% and 11.5% respectively,” Indian Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi informed Lok Sabha, lower house of India parliament. Foreign […]

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Aurangabad gets tourist visitor centres at Ajanta and Ellora

Maharashtra recently commissioned tourist visitor centres, Ajanta Visitor Centre (AVC) and Ellora Visitor Centre (EVC) near Ajanta and Ellora caves. These centres were the key achievements of the prestigious Ajanta-Ellora conservation and tourism Development Plan (AEDP) phase I and II under the auspices of Incredible India and Japan International Cooperation Agency ( JICA). Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said, “The […]

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Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Nagaland to get funds for tourism development

Dr K Chiranjeevi, Minister of State with Independent Charge for Tourism, Government of India, has approved Central Finance Assistance (CFA) for tourism development projects in Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Nagaland. Sikkim has been sanctioned Rs 89.10 lakh for the development of tourist infrastructure at Bura-Nilkantha and Rs 160 lakh for the development of amenities along […]

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MoT woos global filmmakers at Cannes for shoot in India

In a bid to lure top international film directors and producers, Indian tourist spots are to be showcased as ‘Incredible filming destinations’ at Cannes film festival. The 66th Cannes Film Festival is celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema with India as the guest country this year. Representatives from India’s Ministry of Tourism are also present […]

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Chiranjeevi inaugurates new IITTM campus

  Union Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi this week inaugurated the new campus of the Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM) in Noida. The campus is spread across 10 acres in Sector 62 of Noida and was constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 27.70 crore IITTM is an autonomous organisation of the Ministry of […]

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Chiranjeevi lauds Chhattisgarh’s effort in tourism development

Union Minister for Tourism and the popular South Indian film star K Chiranjeevi praised the sincere efforts of Chhattisgarh Government for development of tourism industry in the state, an official statement from the government revealed. Chiranjeevi also appreciated the lively participation of Chhattisgarh Tourism Board at ITB Berlin, the world’s largest tourism trade fair. Chairman of […]

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Dr K Chiranjeevi

Our effort should be to give and promote experiential tourism and showcase true India. Visitors to India should be compelled to come again and again and revisit the experience because of its rich diversity. Be it heritage sites, forts, beaches, backwaters, lakes, mountains, adventures, wildlife, culture, festivals, medical, wellness, MICE, religion or shopping, India offers […]

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Chiranjeevi to focus on Kuchipudi in AP tourism

  With the aim of promoting tourism in Andhra Pradesh, Union Minister of State for Tourism K Chiranjeevi said he will take initiatives to develop Kuchipudi village as a destination. Located in the Krishna district, Kuchipudi village is famous for being the place where the dance form, with the same name, originated. “The Kuchipudi classical […]

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