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Nationwide “Paryatan Parv 2019” to promote tourism to be inaugurated in New Delhi tomorrow

Paryatan Parv 2019 is dedicated to 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Posted On: 01 OCT 2019 7:06PM by PIB Delhi

The Minister of Petroleum &Natural Gasand  Minister of Steel, Shri Dharmendra Pradhanwill inaugurate the nationwide  “Paryatan Parv 2019” in the presence of the Minister of State (I/C)for Tourism and Culture, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel in New Delhi tomorrow. Organised by the Ministry of Tourism, Paryatan Parv 2019 will be held from 2nd to 13th October, 2019 across the country. The Delhi leg of the Parvis being held from 2nd to 6th October, 2019 at Rajpath lawns between Rafi Marg and Janpath. The idea of Paryatan Parv is to propagate the message of ‘DekhoApna Desh’, with the objective to encourage Indians to visit various tourist destinations of the country and also to spread the message of ‘Tourism for All’.

Paryatan Parv 2019 is dedicated to 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Paryatan Parv is being 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 three components of Paryatan Parv, are:


Dekho Apna Desh:  To encourage Indians to visit their own country. In the run up to the parv, several activities have beenorganised across the Country like Photography contest covering tourism attractions and experiences, promotion on Social Media, Tourism related Quiz, Essay, Debate and Painting Competitions for Students. General public engagement for the event will be promoted through the MyGov platform.

Tourism for All:  Tourism Events at sites across all States in the country are being organised. The activities at these sites will include illumination in and around the Sites, Cultural Programmes of Dance, Music, Theatre, Story Telling, SensitisationProgrammes for Stakeholders around the Sites, Tourism Exhibitions, Showcasing Culture, Cuisine and Handicrafts / Handlooms, Guided Heritage Walks, etc.

Tourism & Governance:  Interactive Sessions & Workshops with Stakeholders on varied themes have  beenorganised across the Country as a part of the Paryatan parv activities.


The highlights of the event in Rajpath Lawns (in between Rafi Marg and Janpath), New Delhi are:

  • 31 Theme Pavilions of States& Line Ministries
  • Food Court with 59 Food Stalls
  • Kitchen Studio by Institute of Hotel Management
  • Crafts Bazaar with 76 Handicraft & Handloom Stalls etc.
  • Cultural Performances by States / UTs and North Zone Cultural Centre
  • Yoga Demo, Training and Therapy by Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, Ministry of Ayush
  • Exhibition on the theme by Bureau of Outreach Communication, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
  • Stall by Ministry of Consumer Affairs on the theme “JagoGrahakJago”
  • Stall by Department of Posts Government of India highlighting “My Stamp Counter, Sale of Philatelic Ancillaries and Gandhi Presentation Packs during the Parv.
  • Stall by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs spreading awareness on Swachh Bharat Mission
  • Stall by Ministry of Road Transport spreading awareness on Road Safety

Stall to promote khadi and products of village industries or handicrafts by Khadi & Village Industries Commission

  • Other Interactive Activities to keep visitors engaged





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