Punjab aims tourism industry contributes 20% to State GDP

By Accommodation Times News Service

New Delhi/ September 17

Asserting that Tourism Industry is going to be the driver of economic growth for the State, Punjab Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said that the endeavour of Punjab Government is to make tourism contribute 20 per cent to Punjab`s GDP. The Minister effectively showcased Punjab as a brand holding immense potential for employment generation and economic growth.

Representing the State in India Tourism Mart-2018, in which Punjab is a partner state, Sidhu revealed that it was the wholesome effort of the State Government under dynamic leadership of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to make more than 400 participating representatives from 60 countries related with Tourism and hospital industry in Tourism Mart, aware about the wonderful tourism destination that is Punjab.

Golden Temple is the largest visited Monument in India which sees a daily footfall of more than 1.25 lakh persons, which is even more than the Taj Mahal, an official said.

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