The Hon’ble Vice President of India, M.Venkaiah Naidu presented the Tourism awards to the winners. He was accompanied by the Minister of State, Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Sri. Prahalad Singh Patel.
The Hon’ble Minister for Prohibition & Excise, Sports & Youth services, Tourism & Culture and Archaeology, V. Srinivas Goud; Principal Secretary to Govt., YAT & C Deptt., C. Parthasarathi, I.A.S.; Commissioner of Tourism,. Sunita M Bhagwat, I.F.S. and Managing Director (FAC), Telangana State Tourism Development Corporation, . B.Manohar, have received the award.
1.i Explore Telangana mobile app:
“i Explore Telangana” app is unique and first-of-its-kind app in India, launched by the Department of Tourism, Government of Telangana. This app was prepared in consultation & cooperation with all the line departments like Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Police Department, Forest Department, Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA), South Central Railway (SCR), Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR), Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC), Department of Health, Medical & Family Welfare, Regional Transport Authority.
It provides useful information for tourists about tourist destinations and access to wide range of information. The app serves to highlight Telangana state as a safe and secure destination for the guests arriving here and explore its historical heritage and rich culture on a single interface.
Beacons, based on latest Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) are integrated as part of the app at different tourist destinations. The feature enables tourists to receive automatic updates in the proximity of the destinations with all the necessary information.
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