The Union Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Culture (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma held a meeting with the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge) , Shri Dharmendra Pradhan in New Delhi today to discuss the preparations for the upcoming festival of Nabakalebar in Odisha.
Dr. Mahesh Sharma said that the Union Tourism Ministry will promote the Nabakalebar festival under the Incredible India Campaign for its international branding. The Government of India will release Rs 50 crore for providing infrastructure and facilities for the Nabakalebar festival. The Union Culture Ministry will release a postal stamp & coin to mark the festival, Dr Mahesh Sharma declared.
. Dr Mahesh Sharma also revealed that the Government of India is making all efforts to start the first International flight from the Bhubaneswar International festival on this auspicious occasion. This first flight is likely to be for Abu Dhabi, he added. The state of Odisha has been demanding an international flight from the Bhubaneswar International airport.
Nabakalebar festival will be celebrated on 10th July, 2015 after a gap of 19 years.
Secretary, Tourism, Dr Lalit Panwar and other senior officers of the Ministry of Tourism were present at the meeting.
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Sign me up for the newsletter!
Notify me of follow-up comments by email.
Notify me of new posts by email.
Infosys-sponsored ACM Prize in Computing awarded to AlphaGo developer for a breakthrough in computer game-playing
NEC charts global growth by appointing new CEO of Indian business
ISHRAE Pune Chapter maintains social distancing by conducting the installation of new office bearers online
Pune based DeepTek Medical Imaging Pvt. Ltd. collaborates with Japanese company MBM for AI lead solution to screen Coronavirus
Amazon Prime Video set to take you through the quirky journey of an urban boy as he navigates across rural hinterlands in their upcoming show Panchayat
2014 The Global Indian New Network (TGINN)