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MoTTto Launch Clean India Campaign From Varanasi Shortly


Campaign to be extended to Buddhist sites  

http://www.travelbizmonitor.com/mot-to-launch-clean-india-campaign-from-varanasi-shortly-19667

13 March  2013

New Delhi: The Ministry of Tourism (MoT), Government of India will soon launch the Clean India Campaign, started by MoT last year, from the Ghats of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. MoT has started discussions with the state government as well as corporate houses to launch a cleanliness drive of the bathing ghats of Varanasi, said Dr K Chiranjeevi, Minister of State with Independent Charge for Tourism, Government of India, while announcing the schedule for the National Tourism Awards 2012.

Dr Chiranjeevi said that the government wanted to ensure that places like Varanasi, which are popular attractions among both foreign and domestic tourists, presented a good image. The Minister also said that the drive would be extended to all Buddhist circuits as well. A public sector undertaking, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has agreed to support the initiative at important Buddhist sites like Konark and Sanchi, he informed, adding that the endeavour was to expand the campaign to all major tourist destinations in India with the support of state governments and corporate houses.

The National Tourism Awards ceremony for 2012 will be held on March 18, 2013 in Delhi, and Pranab Kumar Mukherjee, President of India, will be the Chief Guest. Around 86 awards in 36 different categories will be presented this year.