Students shall act as catalyst for promotion of tourism activities: G.A. Mir
5 Dariya News (Anubhav Suri)
Srinagar , 29 Oct 2013
As a part of 3-day Saffron Festival-2013 a function was held at Islamic University for Science and Technology, Awantipora today.The festival titled ‘Samanbal’ meeting for celebration was aimed at providing platform to the students of various Universities and colleges for interaction, articulation, exposure and cultural exhibition.Minister for Tourism G.A. Mir presided over the function. Addressing the function, the Minister said that the tourist activities were kick started from this University and the faculty and students took part in the promotion of tourism sector by organizing various functions in and outside the University.He said that students shall act as catalysts for promotion of tourism related activities.Earlier, Vice Chancellor of the University, Dr. A.R. Trag gave detailed report of the Saffron Festival on the occasion.Director Tourism, Talat Parveiz presented details of various tourism related schemes and impressed upon students to participate in the event held by Tourism department.A cultural bonanza was also presented on the occasion.