Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan has emphasised substitution of petrol, diesel and kerosene in operating boats at tourist spots with CNG/LPG which are pollution-free. He also appealed to use battery-operated vehicles in and around tourist spots.
He was inaugurating the World Tourism Day on Monday through a virtual platform. Mr. Pradhan also appreciated the efforts of the Ministry of Tourism in launching the Incredible India Tourist Facilitators (IITF) Certification Programme, a pan-India online learning programme that is open to all and can be undertaken from anywhere in the country.
SAATHI app launched
SAATHI app is an initiative of the Ministry of Tourism with Quality Council of India to assist the hospitality industry to continue to operate safely and thereby instil confidence among the staff, employees and the guests about the safety of the hotel/unit.