Chandigarh: The government
is making efforts to develop eco-tourism and adventure and water sports
tourism in the state, said Anmol Gagan Maan, minister for tourismand cultural affairs and investment promotion. Maan was speaking at the Punjab Day function celebrated on Saturday evening during the ongoing India International Trade Fair 2023. Addressing a gathering, the minister said the state government was leaving no stone unturned to explore every aspect of the tourism area to ensure that NRI Punjabis, along with both international and domestic travellers, could fully experience the richness and authentic essence of Punjab’s cultural and historical heritage.Maan said it was for the first time that the heritage fairs and festivals were being organised by the Punjab government for which a budget of Rs 15 crore had been allocated. She also said the tourism summit organised by the Punjab government during the current year was a huge success and the government aimed to make the state frontrunner in terms of tourism in the country.
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