Pradesh Eco-Tourism Board will observe its foundation day on July 12 as ‘Eco-Tourism
Day’. To mark the occasion, a one-day workshop on ‘Policy fixation for
eco-tourism development in Madhya Pradesh’ will be held at Academy of
stakeholders like tour operators, travel agents, resort/lodge owners etc.
will discuss important issues with a view to creating good atmosphere for
eco-tourism in the state. State and national level tour/travel operators,
hotel/resort owners and officers and representatives of various departments
will participate in the workshop.
performers to be awarded
On the occasion,
the Board will award six excellent performers in eco-tourism sector in
various categories including Eco-Friendly Resort/Lodge, Tour/Travel Operators
using eco-services/method, Eco-tourism Activities Operator, Joint Forest
Management Committee/Gram Sabha, Individual Making Innovative Initiative in
Eco-tourism Sector and Personnel of Forest/Tourism Department Promoting
Eco-Tourism Activities. At the programme, tribal artistes from Mandla will
also present a cultural programme.
Madhya Pradesh Eco-Tourism
Development Board was constituted on July 12, 2005 for developing tourism in
forest areas of the state. Its objectives include creation of awareness
towards natural resources and their conservation besides development of
infrastructure at eco-tourism destinations and making jobs available to local