Category Articles: Tourism

Gujarat govt announces plans to construct a coastal highway and tourist circuit highway

January 12, 2022
Gujarat govt announces plans to construct a coastal highway and tourist circuit highway

Gandhinagar: In his briefing regarding the State cabinet meeting held today, Spokesperson minister of Gujarat government, Jitubhai Vaghani said that the government is going to build a Rs. 2440 crore coastal highway. Proposed coastal highway will connect Ubhrat, Tithal, Chorwad through a new link of 135 km. A new link will come up at Khambhat - Kamtalav - Ambli - Patiya in place of existing route of Borsad - Tarapur - Vataman chokdi - Dholera - Bhavnagar.  Using the new link instead of going ...Read More

In pictures: Kites enthusiasts preparing for Uttarayan 2022

January 09, 2022
In pictures: Kites enthusiasts preparing for Uttarayan 2022

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Pavagadh Parikrama 2022 to start from 2nd January

December 31, 2021
Pavagadh Parikrama 2022 to start from 2nd January

Vadodara: The Pavagadh Parikrama will start again from 2nd January 2022. The Pavagadh Parikrama was started by Pavagadh Parikrama Samiti with planning in the year 2016. However, it took place with limited devotees from the last 2 years due to covid-19 pandemic. The 44-km long parikrama is of 2 days. It is the only parikrama of the state with registration. It starts from Vagheshwari mata mandir and follows the route of Taplavav, Tajpura, Kedareshwar mahadev, Khuneshwar mahadev and ends at Vag...Read More

MoUs signed for Taj hotel at Statue of Unity, 70 MW hybrid renewable energy park and more

December 27, 2021
MoUs signed for Taj hotel at Statue of Unity, 70 MW hybrid renewable energy park and more

Gandhinagar: One more Monday ahead of the Vibrant Gujarat summit, and one more round of signing of Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) in State capital Gandhinagar. One of MoUs signed today is for construction of a hotel at Statue of Unity fame Kevadiya by Taj Hotels. Other major MoU is for setting up a 70 MW hybrid renewable energy park. MoUs are also signed for specialty chemicals and radar parts manufacturing, insecticide formulation plant, defense thermal camera and defense accessories ma...Read More

AMC announces Online Ticket Booking for Flower Show 2022

December 24, 2021

Sabarmati: Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) today in a note announced online ticketing system for upcoming flower show 2022 in Ahmedabad. Sabarmati Riverfront Development Corporation Limited (SRFDCL) had started Online Booking & Payment Process for Event Centre, Vallabh Sadan Plots, Amphitheatre and also for Film Shooting. The Online Process has proved to be more People friendly and provides lot of convenience. Online Booking system through SRFDCL Website permits People/Organizations to ...Read More

Construction of Cultural Art Centre in progress at Somnath

December 21, 2021
Construction of Cultural Art Centre in progress at Somnath

Prabhas Patan: The construction of a cultural art center in Somnath with the help of donors at a cost of around Rs 10 to 12 crores is in progress. A 3-floor building is being built near Triveni Sangam besides parking. Shri Somnath trust secretary P.K. Lahiri informed that the decision of building a cultural art center was taken to create awareness about art and culture among the tourists and youth visiting Somnath. Shri Somnath trust's trustee Harshvardhan Nivetiya has donated Rs 5 crore ...Read More

Entry for non-electric vehicles likely to be restricted completely at Kevadia

December 15, 2021
Entry for non-electric vehicles likely to be restricted completely at Kevadia

Kevadia: The Statue of Unity administration is likely to allow entry only to electric vehicles in the entire Statue of Unity area with the aim of making it pollution free. PM Narendra Modi had suggested on 5th June 2021 to make Kevadia a no pollution zone by developing it as Green Kevadia through use of only battery operated electric buses, rickshaws and vehicles there. The administration is working on the same. Kevadia, the home to world's tallest statue is a lighthouse for the enti...Read More

Gujarat Science City gets Penguins as latest attraction for visitors

December 04, 2021
Gujarat Science City gets Penguins as latest attraction for visitors

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Science City based aquarium has got five penguins. Science & Technology minister Jitubhai Vaghani today inaugurated the facility which would be extremely attractive for visitors, especially the children as the penguins are found far away from Indian subcontinent, in coldest areas of the world. Already busy with number of visitors from all over Gujarat and India, Science City is going to be further busier with arrival of penguins. DeshGujarat View this post on In...Read More

Diu administration shuts several hotels over illegal construction

November 27, 2021
Diu administration shuts several hotels over illegal construction

Diu: A total 6 hotels of Diu are closed after the collector’s order due to the illegal construction. The tourism department of Diu administration had issued notices to the managers of 27 hotels and paying guest houses. Later, notices were issued to 8 hotels for which the hearing was done by collector Saloni Rai. Those who have done illegal construction were supposed to make FAR as per municipal bylaws and submit revised plans for approval within 7 days, as per the hearing. The six hote...Read More

Tourist Spots to Visit in Goa, India

November 26, 2021
Tourist Spots to Visit in Goa, India

Image Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Goa_beautiful_beach.JPG A holiday to Goa is a trip of a lifetime. It has beautiful weather, exceptional food, and plenty of places to see. Goa is famous for its wonderful beaches and is rich in history so there is something for everyone to enjoy. If you are visiting India, be sure to take a look at the visa details and always be prepared accordingly, especially in COVID times. So, we have scoured Goa and found the best tourist spots for...Read More

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