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4 tents with luggage of NRI tourists gutted by fire at Dhordo tent city

January 09, 2020
4 tents with luggage of NRI tourists gutted by fire at Dhordo tent city

Gandhinagar: Four tents along with the luggage of tourists were gutted by fire at Dhordo based tent city today. The tent city located next to Great Rann of Kutch is set up every winter for tourism festival called 'Rann Utsav'. Three of four tents that gutted by fire were allocated to NRIs (Non Resident Indians) while one tent was vacant. Cloths and luggage of tourists in three tents are destroyed in fire. A video of family arguing and expressing his problems is viral. Fire broke out in D ...Read More

1.15 lakh visitors at white Rann of Kutch in less than one month

January 08, 2020
1.15 lakh visitors at white Rann of Kutch in less than one month

Bhuj: 1,15,357 visitors visited white Rann of Kutch since 11 November this year. In less than one month, the district administration has earned Rs. 1.2 crore as entry permit fee from visitors at Bhirandiyara and Dhordo check posts. Highest number of visitors visited the white Rann of Kutch during 22-26 December. Rann Utsav this year is going to continue till Holi. Compared to previous year, this year so far the total number of visitors are lesser by 35%. DeshGujaratRead More

IRCTC launches Kutch Rann Utsav package from Mumbai

August 22, 2019
IRCTC launches Kutch Rann Utsav package from Mumbai

Mumbai: IRCTC West Zone Mumbai has launched Rann Utsav – Rail Tour packages for 4 Nights / 5 Days ex Mumbai for the year 2019 – 2020 starting from November 2019 to February 2020. The package includes confirmed Train reservations from Mumbai to Bhuj and back. Rann Utsav is visited and enjoyed by more than 8000 tourists from all over the world. Rann Utsav Rail Tour Package starting at Rs. 15,585/- launched by IRCTC, West Zone include confirmed train tickets either in Sleeper Class or in...Read More

President Ram Nath Kovind attending Kutch Rann Utsav

December 29, 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind attending Kutch Rann Utsav

Bhuj: On a two-day tour of Gujarat, Kovind reached a 'Tent City' set up near Dhordo village of Kutch district this morning. A special cultural programme was organised at the venue in the white desert for the president in the evening. He would stay at the Tent City tonight and undertake a lion safari in the Gir forest in Junagadh district Sunday. The president is also likely to visit the Somnath temple during his visit. Attached with this article are pictures, Kovind has tweeted. ...Read More

Online permit system for visit to White Rann of Kutch launched by Collector with dedicated website

November 16, 2018
Online permit system for visit to White Rann of Kutch launched by Collector with dedicated website

Bhuj: District administration of Kutch in Gujarat has launched a new online permit system for visitors/tourists who want to apply to visit the tourist attractions in international border area such as white Rann of Kutch and Kalo dungar (black mountain). Online permit to visit white Rann of Kutch can be obtained from www.rannpermit.com after payment of prescribed fee. A check post to obtain manual permit has been set up at Bhirandiara village like ever year. Due to heavy rush of visitors duri...Read More

Kutch Rann Utsav 2018 to begin from November 18

August 25, 2018
Kutch Rann Utsav 2018 to begin from November 18

Bhuj: Kutch Rann Utsav 2018 - 19 will be organized during November 18 this year to January 19 next year. This decision was taken in a meeting chaired by district collector and core committee chairman Remya Mohan. Tourist facilities, law and order, vehicle parking, plot allocation by DRDA to needy handicraft artists, BSNL network, water supply, emergency services, VIP convoy, rest house for cops and officials on duty, food arrangement, pending payment to BSNL, cleanliness etc issues were ...Read More

2.10 lakh tourists in Rann Utsav, govt earned Rs 4.60 crore

February 23, 2018
2.10 lakh tourists in Rann Utsav, govt earned Rs 4.60 crore

Gandhinagar: As many as 2.10 lakh tourists participated in the Rann Utsav in year 2016-17, said the government in reply to a question in the Gujarat Assembly. Rann Utsav is organized by Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd(TCGL) in public private partnership(PPP) mode at Dhordo in white Rann of Kutch ever year in winter. Tourism Minister Vasava in reply to question said total 2,10,274 tourists visited Rann Utsav in 2016-17. The government earned Rs 286.60 lakh as royalty of tent from priv...Read More

1.48 lakh visited Rann Utsav by January 6 in this edition

January 10, 2018
1.48 lakh visited Rann Utsav by January 6 in this edition

Bhuj: During November - 2017 to 6 January 2018, 1.48 lakh visitors visited Kutch Rann Utsav. Last year in 2016-17 edition of Rann Utsav, 1,78,143 had visited Rann Utsav. In previous edition of Rann Utsav, the month of November witnessed 45,087 tourists while December witnessed 48,352 tourists. In present edition of Rann Utsav November witnessed 15,423 tourists which is lesser than previous edition by 29,664. Revenue in ongoing edition of Rann Utsav has been Rs 94,18,850 so far. Rann Utsav wi...Read More

Actress Vidya Balan spends a day at Kutch Rann Utsav

November 06, 2017
Actress Vidya Balan spends a day at Kutch Rann Utsav

Bhuj: Hindi movie actress Vidya Balan spent a day in Kutch to promote her upcoming film Tumhari Sulu. Vidya participated in Rann Utsav tourism festival which is being organized by Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd. She appeared on the stage in Rann Utsav and also visited border post of Border Security Post in Rann of Kutch. Vidya after her visit to border said,'I am from Mumbai where I see big buildings and too many people around, but BSF post was the place where I couldn't find anyone else...Read More

Kutch Rann Utsav 2017 kicks off today; packages in range of Rs 5500 to Rs 19,500

November 01, 2017
Kutch Rann Utsav 2017 kicks off today; packages in range of Rs 5500 to Rs 19,500

Bhuj: One of the biggest tourism festival in Gujarat 'Rann Utsav' kicks off today. Due to model code of conduct imposed by Election Commission, this edition of Rann Utsav will kick off without any formal inaugural function. According to Nirav Munshi, manager in Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd(TCGL) there are 350 tents this year in Rann Utsav venue at Dhordo along with food court and craft bazar. TCGL has on its website said: due to good rainfall the White Rann might be having some w...Read More

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