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Global Study on the Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel & Tourism 
February 16, 2017
This report explores the inter-linkages between three areas: children, tourism and migration
 
‘It’s Time Tourism Industry Took Difficult Decisions To Stay Responsible And Sustainable: Experts' 
January 23, 2017

Tourism industry experts, industry watchers and advocates of responsible and sustainable tourism...

 
Walking the Tightrope - Exploitation of Migrant Children in Tourism in Goa 
April 01, 2016
Walking the Tightrope - Exploitation of Migrant Children in Tourism in Goa
 
Equations Submission To 'State Policy For Transgender in Karnataka, 2014 
March 31, 2016
In April 2014, Supreme Court recognized transgender as the third gender...
 
New Tourism Policy Will Harm Local Communities and Environment, Say Activists 
March 25, 2016
As many as 51 civil society organisations working across a range of fields linked to...
 
INR 2,333 Crore Sanctioned Under Swadesh Darshan & PRASAD In Last 18 Months
July 23, 2016

INR 2,333 Crore Sanctioned Under Swadesh Darshan & PRASAD In Last 18 Months

http://www.travelbizmonitor.com/Ministry/inr-2333-crore-sanctioned-under-swadesh-darshan--prasad-in-last-18-months-31188
 
23 July 2016
 
New Delhi: The Ministry of Tourism, in last 18 months, has sanctioned projects worth INR 2,333 Crore under Swadesh Darshan and PRASAD, the flagship schemes of the Ministry of Tourism. These projects envisage world class infrastructural development of the sites with special emphasis on Tourist Facilities including Tourist Facilitation Centres, way-side amenities Parking, Public convenience, Illumination, Sound and Light Shows and Theme Parks.
 
In the meeting of the National Steering Committee (NSC, the apex committee for steering these schemes) held under the Chairmanship of Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism and Culture, the status was reported by the Mission Directors of Swadesh Darshan and PRASAD Schemes. In his inaugural address Dr. Sharma stressed on the need of proper coordination / convergence of schemes with Central Ministries for proper development of Infrastructure in the country.
 
Speaking on occasion Union Tourism Secretary - Vinod Zutshi emphasized upon the need for proper Rail, Road & Air connectivity with places identified under various Circuits.