‘Paryatan Parv’ commences in Goa from today

Date:
05.10.2017


‘Paryatan Parv’ commences in Goa from today
 
 
Panaji, October 5:  ‘Paryatan Parv’, a three week long tourism event is being organized in Goa by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India in collaboration with Dept. of Tourism, Govt of Goa and Regional Tourism, Govt. of India. The three week long programme which commenced today will conclude on 25th October 2017 with a wide variety of programmes and activities scheduled across the state. The Goa Tourism Development Corporation, IHM, Goa, Archaeological Survey of India, the National Institute of Water Sports, Dept. of Art and Culture and Dept. of Information & Publicity are also associated with this tourism event.
 
Mr. Menino D’souza, Director of Tourism, Govt. of Goa said “Paryatan Parv is an interesting three week long event which will interest the local Goans and tourists on various aspects of tourism in the state of Goa. The Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of Goa invites one and all to partake in these different activities which will go a long way in developing and promoting sustainable tourism in Goa.”
 
The objective of the programme is to draw focus on the benefits of tourism showcasing the cultural diversity of the state and reinforcing the principle of ‘Tourism for All’.
 
The event envisages large scale participation from the general public as well as industry stakeholders.
 
The event began today with a Heritage Walk organised from Old Secretariat, Panjim to Panjim Inn, Mala.
 
A series of programmes and activities will  be organized during  the  three week  long ‘Paryatan Parv’ which will include illumination in and around tourist sites, cultural programmes, exhibitions showcasing handlooms, handicrafts and cuisine, artisans workshops at different locations, competitions for students, sensitization programmes for tourism service providers, yoga demonstrations etc. In addition, interactive sessions and workshops will be organised on varied themes related to skill development in the tourism sector and rural tourism sites.
 
Various other activities are also scheduled to be held which includes a Tourism Walk, Rally on Tourism, Nukkad Natak, Run for Incredible India, excursion trips for students to iconic places, quiz competitions and yoga sessions.
 
Goa Tourism and IHM, Goa along with Dept of Art & Culture will also organize a ‘Cultural Evening’ on 23rd October at Kala Academy.
 
 
 
 
The exact programme schedule from 6-25 October 2017 is as given below:
 
Date Proposed Activities Place/Timing
05.10.2017 Tourism Walk (Heritage Walk) Panjim
8.30 a.m.
06.10.2017 Rally on Tourism
(with plaque cards etc)
 
Fort Aguada, Sinquerim
9.00a.m. to 10.00 a.m.
07.10.2017 Nukkad Natak
 
Donapaula
10.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.
08.10.2017 Run for Incredible India
 
Kala Academy to Miramar
8.00 a.m to 9.00 a.m.
09.10.2017 Hygiene awareness among tourists, street food vendors, other unorganized sector stakeholders Old Goa
9.00 a.m to 11.00 a.m.
10.10.2017 Sensitization in neibourhood about Atithi Devo Bhava (Shopkeepers, chaiwala) Miramar Beach
4.00p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
11.10.2017 Sensitization in neighbourhood about Atithi Devo Bhava (rickshawala, taxiwala,) Panjim Bus Stand
9.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m.
12.10.2017 Tourism Walk Old Goa Gandhi Chowk
9.00 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.
13.10.2017 Hygiene awareness among tourists, street food vendors, other unorganized sector stakeholders Colva Beach
10.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.
14.10.2017 Excursion trips for students to iconic places South Goa (Big Foot)
9.00 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.
15.10.2017 Rally on Tourism
(with plaque cards etc)
Panjim Church Square
10.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.
16.10.2017 Hygiene awareness among tourists, street food vendors, other unorganized sector stakeholders Calangute Beach
9.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.
17.10.2017 Nukkad Natak Colva Beach
4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
18.10.2017 Excursion trips for students to iconic places North Goa (Reis Magos Fort)
9.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m.
23.10.2017 Cultural Evening with Goa Tourism
 
Kala Academy
24.10.2017 Quiz Competition
 
IHM
3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
25.10.2017 IHM Yoga Session Timing to be finalised