Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Tourism
14-December-2011 15:48 IST
Subodh Kant Releases India Promotional Calendar for the Year 2012
Union Tourism Minister, Shri Subodh Kant Sahai released Incredible India Promotional Calendar 2012 in New Delhi today. Speaking on the occasion Shri Sahai said the Calendar projects India’s cultural diversity by showcasing the rich architectural heritage of the country, its natural beauty and the multitude of faiths, through various tourist destinations in the country. The Minister expressed the hope that the calendar will play an important role in promoting tourism in the country.

Each leaf of the calendar carries a border depicting the traditional fabric of the represented States alongwith a brief descriptive. The 12 page calendar depicts Taj Mahal, the back waters of Kerala, Lotus Temple of Delhi, Golden Temple, Mahabodhi tree of Bodhgaya, Tso-Moriri Lake of Ladakh, Kedarnath Temple, Victoria Memorial, Gurudongmar Lake of Sikkim, Hampi ruins, Jaisalmer fort and the National animal- Tiger.

The promotional calendars of the Ministry of Tourism are widely distributed in India and Overseas, with the objective of promoting the tourism destinations and products of the country. They are sent to the trade and media in India and Overseas, Foreign Missions in India and Indian Missions Overseas, India tourism Offices in India and Overseas, etc..