Himachal Central University to celebrate tourism week

Dharamsala: Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future – is the theme picked by the Tourism Society at the Central University of Himachal Pradesh (CUHP) to celebrate the tourism week starting from 20th September.

World Tourism Day is celebrated annually on 27th September to create awareness among the international community about the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value.responsible

As part of the tourism week celebrations the Tourism Society intends to organise competitions and awareness programmes, which includes a collage making competition, photo caption competition and Rangoli competition for students on that day.

Focusing on the theme Tourism and Water, a cleanliness drive would be carried out on 21st September, a tree planting drive and declamation competition would be held on 23rd September and a workshop on Home-Stay Schemes in HP would be conducted on 24th September, a spokesman of the Tourism Society stated. An Himachal Inter School Quiz Competition is also lined up to be held on 24th September.

An inter college national tourism quiz competition is scheduled to held on 25th September and the week long celebrations would a conclude function ‘Atithi Samman’ to be held on 27th September, said the spokesman.

Arvind Sharma is an award winning bi-lingual journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked with Divya Himachal, Dainik Jagran, Dainik Bhasker, Vir Partap, Ajit and PTI. In 2010, he was conferred the Himachal Kesri journalism award. He reports on the Tibetan Government in Exile, politics, sports, tourism and other topics. He lives in Dharamshala.

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