A call to the Indian diaspora
The soul of Paryatan Parv — Dekho Apna Desh is spreading its wings and enticing overseas Indian community to come and see India — Apna Desh, the land where their forefathers were born. The Ministry of External Affairs through Indian Missions Abroad has formulated a well-structured plan to promote Indian tourism to Persons of Indian Origin residing abroad. The Ministry of Tourism is pitching Paryatan Parv to the Indian community living overseas for creating a sustainable and mutually beneficial engagement with them. The Indian overseas community estimated at over 25 million is spread in every major region of the world having presence in almost 189 countries across the globe. The Indian Diaspora forms a significant and influential group in their respective country of residence and would provide an ideal platform to expand the reach of the Incredible India brand. Pooling of resources and synergised efforts of all stakeholders would contribute significantly for increasing foreign tourist arrivals to the country with Indian Overseas community serving as Ambassadors for Indian Tourism.
Day 6 of the Paryatan Parv started with a noble cause, India Tourism Kolkata has organised a local sightseeing tour for children from an orphanage in Sealdah.
Delhi Tourism organised Indian Folk Dance Performances at Dilli Haat INA, the event will continue every day till October 12. Dogri Food Festival has been organised at Hotel Jammu Ashok by ITDC, State Government of Uttarakhand organised Mussoorie Marathon, UP Government organised Swaranjali in Lucknow.
Ministry of DONER in partnership with State Governments and Northeast Tourism Development Council has promoted Paryatan Parv by organising various events of sensitisation programme.
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