NE Region will emerge as favourite tourist destination in India in post-COVID era: Dr. Jitendra Singh
Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh today said that the North Eastern Region will emerge as a favourite tourist and trade destination in India in the post-COVID era.
Speaking as the Chief Guest in the 8th edition of North East Festival organized virtually, he said that North-Eastern Region will take a lead for India to emerge as an economic power with the support of its huge natural and human resources. He said the region will work as a new engine to the economy and will emerge as an alternative to the European tourist destinations by virtually remaining pandemic free, when other parts of the world are infected with viruses.
Dr Jitendra Singh expressed hope that holiday lovers from the next season will definitely prefer the North East region for its pristine natural beauty over other global tourist destinations. He said the region will exploit its vast untapped natural resources including Bamboo that could propel Atmanirbhar Abhiyan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi by imbibing “Vocal for Local” mantra.