Union Tourism Minister, G Kishan Reddy, presented these awards to Uttarakhand Tourism Minister, Satpal Maharaj.
In tourism survey and awards program, best tourist destinations of India were given different awards in 9 categories. Of them, Uttarakhand received 3 awards. At the event, Reddy said, “Under the guidance of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi, major initiatives are being taken to promote domestic tourism and promote India at international level.”
Tourism surveys, awards were distributed in the programme organized in New Delhi. After receiving the award, Uttarakhand Tourism Minister said, “Since Corona, Uttarakhand has emerged as a major centre in the field of tourism, wellness tourism and AYUSH.”
“Uttarakhand has been attracting tourists from India and abroad for centuries with its natural beauty. Our Uttarakhand has immense potential for adventure tourism,” said Maharaj, adding, “Uttarakhand is becoming one of the favourite places for adventure lovers. We are also working continuously to promote adventure sports.”
The minister said that government is committed to promote eco-friendly tourism and development of employees and local communities. He said, “The development works are being done in Kedarnath as per the guidelines of the Prime Minister so that the devotees visiting Kedarnath will get facilities in future.”