Ministry plans tourism clubs in schools, univs to lift Covid-hit sector
The Morning Standard|January 29, 2022
CONSIDERING the employment generation potential of the sector, Union tourism ministry has proposed to set up tourism clubs in schools and higher education institutes at university level to create awareness about domestic destinations among students.
PARVEZ SULTAN

The move, the ministry believes, will encourage domestic tourists to undertake travelling and visit local sites, which will eventually help the industry recover from the economic crisis triggered by the pandemic.

With special focus on rural and community-centric tourism, especially in the Northeastern region, the ministry will soon embark on aggressive promotion of tourism products, said officials.

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