Ministry of Tourism’s field Office, Indiatourism Goa launched the week-long campaign through mall branding activity to promote the national festival of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav from 18 to 24th August 2021 at Goa’s biggest mall ‘ Mall the Goa’.
Minister of State for Tourism, Shipping, Ports, and Waterways Shri Sripad Yesso Naik inaugurated the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav promotions of Indiatourism Goa at Mall De Goa, Porvorim, Goa today.
Speaking on the occasion Shri Sripad Yesso Naik said “With India achieving unprecedented success in vaccination drive, the Government has decided calibrated opening of Inbound tourism. We are now preparing for opening inbound tourism. India has already announced a 5 lakh free e-tourist VISA for foreign tourists. The Government of India has decided to begin granting of fresh Tourist Visas for foreigners coming to India through chartered flights with effect from October 15, 2021. Foreign tourists entering into India by flights other than chartered aircraft would be able to do so only with effect from November 15, 2021 on fresh Tourist Visas. “
As India celebrates the 75th year of Independence, the seven-day event is designed to encourage the residents of Goa and tourists visiting Goa to set out and explore those historic sites that stood witness to our freedom struggle and remember the countless sacrifices done by those who dedicated their lives and resources for the country.
The Indiatourism Goa will also conduct a spot drawing and painting competition for the children visiting the mall. The mall visitors of all ages will be provided travel information for visiting various destinations in the country and space will be offered to the Tourism Service Providers in Goa offering new and niche tourism products and experiences to tourists.
The Incredible India Installation will also showcase the tourism potential of Jharkhand which is paired with Goa under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat initiative of the Government of India. The Other initiatives of Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India like ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ , Incredible India Tourist Facilitation Certification program, etc. will be highlighted during the weeklong event.