रिवर क्रूज के सहारे काशी नए युग के लिए प्रस्थान करने जा रही है-सीएम योगी

  वाराणसी: दुनिया के सबसे बड़े यात्री क्रूज " गंगा विलास " से यात्रा प्रारंभ होने की पूर्वसंध्या पर उत्तर प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री योगी आदित्यनाथ ने कहा कि रिवर क्रूज के सहारे काशी नए युग के लिए प्रस्थान करने जा रहा है। काशी विश्व की सांस्कृतिक एवं आध्यात्मिक राजधानी के रूप में विख्यात हैं। प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी के नेतृत्व में काशी अपनी पुरातन आत्मा को बनाए रखते हुए वैश्विक मंच पर स्थापित हुआ है। काशी थल और नभ के साथ - साथ अब जल मार्ग से भी जुड़ने जा रहा है। उन्होंने कहा कि यह प्रसन्नता की बात है कि विश्व की सबसे बड़ी यात्री क्रूज " गंगा विलास " को कल शुक्रवार को प्रधानमंत्री हरी झंडी दिखाकर रवाना करेंगे। शंकर महादेवन के सांस्कृतिक कार्यक्रम में लोगो को सम्बोधित मुख्यमंत्री ने कहा कि काशी से हल्दिया तक विगत 3 वर्ष पूर्व हुई प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी द्वारा जल परिवहन की शुरुआत की जा चुकी है। अब यात्री सेवा के साथ ही का

World’s longest river cruise ‘Ganga Vilas’ to unlock River Cruise tourism in India

  Varanasi: The launch of world’s longest river cruise with MV Ganga Vilas by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 13, 2023 in Varanasi will herald a new age of river cruise tourism for India. The luxury cruise will cover a distance of more than 3,200 kms across 27 river systems in 5 states in India and Bangladesh. The huge untapped potential of river cruise is set to get unlocked with the launch of this service.   “Under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, we are exploring the immense wealth that our rich river system has to offer. This avenue of sustainable development via inland waterways has received a tremendous boost as efforts to augment cargo traffic as well as passenger tourism has borne fruit with encouraging results. The MV Ganga Vilas cruise is a step towards unlocking the huge potential river tourism in the country has to offer. Our rich heritage will get further transcended in the global stage as tourists will be able to experience the spi

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation team to visit Kashi in January 2023

  A delegation of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), comprising representatives of eight-member nations including Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Russia, China, Pakistan and also India, will be visiting Varanasi on January 16, 2023. As India is also a member of SCO, these foreign guests will be introduced to the culture and history of Kashi during their visit. Varanasi was nominated as the first cultural and tourism capital for 2022-2023 at the 22nd meeting of the SCO council held in Samarkand. Subsequently, the state government sent invitations to every SCO member to visit Kashi.   The state administration has stepped up efforts to beautify Kashi and enhance facilities to welcome the delegates next year. Chief Minister Yogi has issued directives to the top officials to prepare for the grand welcome of the foreign guests, ensuring cleanliness and finding a solution to the traffic congestion at all key intersections of the city. On their arrival, the visitors