Destination North East-2020 Festival | UPSC

Destination North East-2020 Festival | UPSC

      HEADLINES:

Destination North East-2020

      WHY IN NEWS:

Union Minister Dr.Jitendra Singh unveils the Logo and song for festival “Destination North East-2020

MINISTRY? :-Ministry of Development of North-East Region
SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 1 : Festivals

      LEARNING: 

For PRELIMS this is festival which is to be held on the banks of river Ganges . Remember the aim and significance . That should suffice the preparation.

      ISSUE: 

N-E Region to emerge as the favourite tourist and business destinations of India post COVID-19.

DESTINATION NORTH EAST-2020 

  • The Logo and song for festival “Destination North East-2020” (The Emerging Delightful Destinations) was launched.
  • The event brings the rich, unexplored potential & opportunities available in the North East.
  • It will also provide a mix and match the flavour of the Uttar Pradesh and North East states cuisine and culture.

AIM

  • The event “Destination North East 2020” is also an effort to make everyone explore the Local Destinations rather than going anywhere abroad.
  • Aim of Destination North East is to bring the rest of India closer to North East India.
  • The North East will play an important role in India’s Act East Policy.
  • To Act East effectively on foreign policy, it is necessary to Act East within our borders.

People should take a pledge to Visit Local, Travel Local and Explore Local .

  • Thus this will give a boost to the local Tourism and Hospitality industry.

TIMELINE

  • The 4-day event will be formally inaugurated by Union Minister for Home Affairs .
  • Experience Destination North East, will be held at Varanasi, starting September 27th.

SIGNIFICANCE

  • North-Eastern Region will be one of the favourite tourist and business destinations of India post COVID-19.

This will be an important engine for Prime Ministers clarion call of Atmanirbhar Bharat by focussing on “Vocal for Local”.
 

  • Moreover, by remaining Corona free mostly, North East offers a very safe and attractive tourist destination in the entire World.
  • The festival is not just about Tourism, but it’s an invitation to the organisations too.
  • Specially to the young entrepreneurs who would like to avail the advantage of unexplored potentials of the region.

      IASbhai WINDUP: 

  • North East offers a lot to Rest of India to learn from its culture, cuisines, entrepreneurship skills and scenic attributes.

The society is highly disciplined, literate and forward looking.

  • The region has a very rich business tradition in the areas of Bamboo, Handicrafts, Textiles and Handloom.
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     SOURCES:THE HINDU & PIB | Destination North East-2020 Festival | UPSC

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