Ministry of Tourism launches “DekhoApnaDesh” webinar series

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New Delhi: The ministry of tourism said on Tuesday it was launching the Dekho Apna Desh webinar series.

The ministry said the webinar series will provide information on the many destinations and the ‘depth’ and ‘expanse’ of the culture and heritage of India. The first webinar on Tuesday touched upon the history of Delhi and was titled ” City of Cities- Delhi’s Personal Diary’.

The ministry said owing to COVID-19, tourism is hugely impacted with no domestic or international movement. But owing to technology, it is possible to visit places and destinations virtually and plan travels for a later date.

Tourism minister Prahlad Singh Patel said the series of webinars shall be an on-going feature and the ministry would work towards showcasing the diverse and remarkable history and culture of India including its monuments, cuisine, arts, dance forms. natural landscapes, festivals and many other aspects of the rich Indian civilization.

The ministry of tourism said about 5546 people registered for the event and that the webinar will be available on the ministry’s social media handles- IncredibleIndia on Instagram and Facebook.

The next webinar will be held on April 16 from 11 am to 12 noon and will be based on Kolkata.