Tourism Minister Shri Baghel distributes M.P. Tourism Awards

Efforts to enhance investment and employment opportunities in tourism
Bhopal, March 1, 2019 (Ataullah Faizan): The Minister for Tourism Shri Surendra Singh Baghel presented awards for outstanding activities announced for different categories in tourism sector during a function held at the convention centre (Minto Hall). Shri Baghel said that the constant efforts are being made by the state government to enhance investment and employment opportunities in tourism sector. Implementation on every promise of the state government’s manifesto is being ensured, he added.
Shri Baghel presents award to wheelchair bound Shri Somani by stepping down from the stage
The Tourism Minister Shri Surendra Singh Baghel stepped down from the stage and presented award to the wheelchair bound Shri Babulal Soni of Indore. Shri Soni has been honoured with the Best Adventure Tour Operator Award for Somanipuram Adventure Park and Resort, Indore.
Moreover, Shri Baghel mentioned that facilities are being reviewed for the tourism policy and investment and amendments will also be made as per the need. He informed that there is a plan to organize events at the water bodies of the state. Describing the digitalization as the need of the time, Shri Baghel stated that Madhya Pradesh represents tourism at global level and keeping this in view, the tourist focused planning is being made.
The Principal Secretary Tourism Shri Hariranjan Rao has informed that this is the third phase of the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Awards. Madhya Pradesh is working on the theme of ‘High Value, Low Impact’ to avoid negative impact on the environment. He further mentioned that the tourism touches every aspect of life. It is essential to work with the participation of the private sector for making films, citizens and organizations, he added.
On this occasion, the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Award-2018 Magazine was released and films focusing Adventure Next were showcased. The vote of thanks was proposed by the Additional Managing Director of the Tourism Board Smt. Bhavna Valimbe.