2 Key Awards
1. Amol Palekar receives ‘Godavari Gaurav’ award
Noted actor Amol Palekar was honoured with the ‘Godavari Gaurav’ award. The 73-year-old actor, known for his performance in films like “Gol Maal” , “Choti Si Baat”, “Chitchor” among others, was presented with the award, which has been instituted by ‘Kusumagraj Prathishthan’Classical singer Pandit Satyasheel Deshpande also received the ‘Godavari Gaurav’ award.
2. Two Big Achievements of India Tourism at World’s Tourism exhibition At “Internationale Tourismus Borse” (ITB) 2018 in Berlin
India, was awarded “Best Exhibitor” Award for Australia and Oceania category at the World`s Tourism exhibition at “Internationale Tourismus Borse” (ITB) 2018 in Messe, Berlin, Germany. ‘ITB- Berlin World Tourist Meet’ was convened at Berlin, Germany from 7th March to 10th March, 2018. India was represented by the Minister of State (Independent charge) for Tourism Mr K. J. Alphons along with couple of Tourism Ministry officials.
More than 100 countries participated in the ITB- Berlin meet with their respective Tourism Ministers.
India’s Incredible India (Ministry of Tourism) presented a short film named “Yogi of the Racetrack ” in the meet. The said short film has got 3.2 million hits in 60 hours.