Green Carpet Initiative to develop 79 tourism destinations


Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 9: A two-day Green Carpet workshop aimed at ensuring sustainable development and maintenance of 79 select tourist destinations concluded today.

 

Managers, Deputy Directors, and District Tourism Promotional Council (DTPC) Secretaries from the selected Kerala tourism destinations attended the workshop at Maria Rani centre, Sreekaryam. The workshop designed a blueprint for 111 short term and long term projects.

 

"The 79 tourist destinations selected for the first phase of Green Carpet initiative will be turned into distinctive tourism friendly centres," said Tourism Director, Shri UV Jose at the concluding meet.

 

Prof Raghunandan (IRTC); KITTS Principal, Dr  V Vijayakumar; Prof. Saroop Roy; and Responsible Tourism State Field Coordinator Shri Roopesh Kumar headed the panel discussions on various topics.

 

Tourism Additional Secretary Smt Saraswathy and Green Carpet Workshop Coordinator V Madhoosoodanan spoke on the occasion.

 

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