The International Tiger Day has brought happiness this year in Madhya Pradesh. Figures in the first phase of the All India Tiger Assessment 2018 indicate towards a handsome increase in the number of tigers. Apart from the Forest Department citizens and non-governmental organizations have also contributed directly or indirectly in wildlife conservation.
Raneh Fall which is situated in the proximity of Panna Tiger Reserve is also known as the country’s Grand Canyon. The beautiful Raneh-fall begins where Ken river merges with Yamuna. Ken river water falls have created the Canyon with the 5 km-long and 98 feet deep Bunelkhand Granite and Vindhyan layered mountains.
While surpassing the growth rate of 6.8% in Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) observed in January 2016 over January 2015, a significantly higher double digit growth rate of 16.5% has been witnessed correspondingly in the month of January 2017 over January 2016. A similar higher growth rate is also observed in the Domestic Tourist Visits (DTVs) during 2016, recording a marvelous growth rate of 15.5% over 2015.
Two-day workshop was held in Bandhavgarh tiger reserve in coordination with High Court, by forests department for curbing wildlife crimes. Fifty five judicial, prosecution and forests officers of Jabalpur, Katni, Dindori, Umaria, Shahdol, Anooppur, Rewa, Sidhi and Singrauli participated in the workshop.
CM Chouhan will dedicate newly constructed Vindhya Retreat at Rewa on the same day. This retreat will expand tourism facilities to the tourists in Rewa. Vindhya Retreat has been built at a cost of around Rs. 3 crore. Beside 10 rooms, fully equipped conference hall, restaurant, lobby and kitchen have been constructed in the retreat.
The musical evening of Ustad Alauddin Khan Samaroh linked to the sentiments and belief of the citizens will be inaugurated everyday with Vrind Vadan of Maihar Band. All the houses of Maihar city will be decorated and illuminated this year during the samaroh and the city will be decorated with colour bulbs series for three days.
Beside this pocket folder on Bhopal, also folders focusing information about the Industrial City Indore, Culturally Rich City Jabalpur and Historical City Gwalior have been prepared. Historical Rajwada, Kaanch Mahal, Lal Baug, Historical Chhatriyan of Krishnapura have been included in the Indore folder.
Indira Sagar dam is one of the largest man made dam providing 950+sq kms of pristine water of the Narmada River with over a hundred islands. The site is as good as any seaside with the advantage of fresh water. This site was zeroed on by the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Corporation as the best site for holding Jal Mahotsav, which was organized by Aum event, an opportunity won through the transparent process of tendering.