October 04, 2017
 

Madhya Pradesh bagged the Best Tourism State National Award for the third consecutive time this year at the National Tourism Awards held on 27 September in New Delhi. The President of India Ramnath Kovind bestowed the the Hall of Fame award to the state at a grand ceremony organised at Vigyan Bhavan to Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge) Surendra Patwa, Chairman of State Tourism Development Corporation Tapan Bhoumik and Secretary Tourism Hariranjan Rao.

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism and Information Technology K.J. Alphons was also present on the occasion.

Madhya Pradesh bagged 10 awards simultaneously on the occasion - Most Innovative Tourist Product award for ‘Hanuwantiya Jal Mahotsav’; Best State for Adventure Tourism; Chanderi for the Best Heritage City; Best Tourist Friendly Railway Station award for Ujjain Railway Station; Best Civic Management of a Tourist Destination of India to Khargone; English Coffee Table Book published by M.P Tourism Board won for Excellence in Publishing; Film Promotion Policy in Best Film Promotion Friendly State/Union Territory; Hindi brochure published by Madhya Pradesh Tourism in Simhastha 2016 won for Excellence in Publishing in Hindi and the Best Wildlife Guide by Saib Khan of Pachmarhi.

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