Another feather in the cap of TS tourism dept


This year also, on the occasion of  World Tourism Day, the  department of tourism has come with flying colours winning five awards offered  by ministry of  tourism government of India. The awards were presented by President of India Ramnath Kovind and  union  tourism minister K J Alphons to Telangana Tourism  secretary B Venkatesham at Vignan Bhavan New Delhi on September 27.  Tourism  secretary while  addressing presspersons at  Telangana Bhavan said tourism department won five awards and three more  went to private-public enterprises. He said his  department was straining every  nerve to give Telangana  state  a prominent place in the  tourism map of India.

He said Warangal city was declared first in the whole  country in Swachtha category in cleanliness drive in its heritage area. The  city  was declared the  heritage city for the  second consecutive year. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation( GHMC) won  the  civic management  tourist destination award. A tourist guide Kasinath was declared the best guide for his  service spanning 40 years and Apollo Hospitals won the award for health tourism  category. He said the  Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao wanted to see the state a leading one  in tourism by giving facelift to all tourist spots in the state. The department will strive hard  to fulfill his dream, he added.


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