Articles tagged under: rann utsav
August 25, 2018
Bhuj: Kutch Rann Utsav 2018 - 19 will be organized during November 18 this year to January 19 next year.
This decision was taken in a meeting chaired by district collector and core committee chairman Remya Mohan.
Tourist facilities, law and order, vehicle parking, plot allocation by DRDA to needy handicraft artists, BSNL network, water supply, emergency services, VIP convoy, rest house for cops and officials on duty, food arrangement, pending payment to BSNL, cleanliness etc issues were ...Read More
February 23, 2018
Gandhinagar: As many as 2.10 lakh tourists participated in the Rann Utsav in year 2016-17, said the government in reply to a question in the Gujarat Assembly.
Rann Utsav is organized by Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd(TCGL) in public private partnership(PPP) mode at Dhordo in white Rann of Kutch ever year in winter.
Tourism Minister Vasava in reply to question said total 2,10,274 tourists visited Rann Utsav in 2016-17. The government earned Rs 286.60 lakh as royalty of tent from priv...Read More
January 10, 2018
Bhuj: During November - 2017 to 6 January 2018, 1.48 lakh visitors visited Kutch Rann Utsav. Last year in 2016-17 edition of Rann Utsav, 1,78,143 had visited Rann Utsav. In previous edition of Rann Utsav, the month of November witnessed 45,087 tourists while December witnessed 48,352 tourists. In present edition of Rann Utsav November witnessed 15,423 tourists which is lesser than previous edition by 29,664. Revenue in ongoing edition of Rann Utsav has been Rs 94,18,850 so far. Rann Utsav wi...Read More
November 06, 2017
Bhuj: Hindi movie actress Vidya Balan spent a day in Kutch to promote her upcoming film Tumhari Sulu. Vidya participated in Rann Utsav tourism festival which is being organized by Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd. She appeared on the stage in Rann Utsav and also visited border post of Border Security Post in Rann of Kutch. Vidya after her visit to border said,'I am from Mumbai where I see big buildings and too many people around, but BSF post was the place where I couldn't find anyone else...Read More
November 01, 2017
Bhuj: One of the biggest tourism festival in Gujarat 'Rann Utsav' kicks off today. Due to model code of conduct imposed by Election Commission, this edition of Rann Utsav will kick off without any formal inaugural function.
According to Nirav Munshi, manager in Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd(TCGL) there are 350 tents this year in Rann Utsav venue at Dhordo along with food court and craft bazar.
TCGL has on its website said: due to good rainfall the White Rann might be having some w...Read More
December 13, 2016
Bhuj: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today inaugurated 'Bhunga' tourist stay facility set up at a cost of Rs 62 lakh at Dhordo in Rann of Kutch. The Chief Minister also performed ground breaking of Rs 1.40 crore construction of 20 'Bhunga' traditional tourist stay units. Of these 20 Bhungas, 10 will come up at Dhordo while another 10 will come up at Gorvali.
The Chief Minister visited various kinds of Bhunga, theme pavilion, club house etc and witnessed camel show of Border Security Forc...Read More
November 02, 2016
Vadodara: Travel enthusiasts from different parts of the country and globe have started to throng Kutch district for the popular Rann Utsav which kickstarted yesterday.
The annual festival that will last till February 20, 2017, will give tourists an experience of Gujarati style of celebrations alongside the Great Rann of Kutch and visitors have made bookings two-three months in advance, according to tours and travel operators.
Chairman of Gujarat Tourism Corporation Ltd (GTCL) Kamlesh Pate...Read More
February 11, 2015
Rann of Kutch, Gujarat
The Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Culture held its meeting in Kutch, Gujarat today.It was chaired by the Union Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr Mahesh Sharma.
Addressing the participants, Dr Mahesh Sharma said that tourism should not just be the sole prerogative of the rich. It should be made affordable for the domestic ...Read More
February 11, 2015
Union Tourism and Culture Minister Dr. Mahesh Sharma was on visit to Kutch Rann Utsav on Tuesday. He had night halt in tent city of Dhordo.
Rann Utsav is one of the top tourism festivals organized by Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Limited(TCGL) every year. It was initiated by Shri Narendra Modi when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat. Now when Shri Modi is Prime Minister, it is believed that he suggested Dr. Sharma to visit and study this initiative.
February 03, 2015
Vice President Dr Hamid Ansari and Gujarat Governor OP Kohli are on Kutch visit from today.
Vice President arrived at Bhuj airport at 12.50 pm and reached Dhordo tent city. He is scheduled to visit the villagers, take a round of handicraft market, visit adventure sports, enjoy the white rann of kutch and attend cultural events.
On 4 February he will reach Bhuj airport in the morning and visit Shrujan Bhujodi handicraft park in the afternoo...Read More
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