Digital Desk, New Delhi 50 students studying tourism in universities have been selected to participate in the study tour of Nagaland. These students have been selected from various educational institutions across India. The selection of students is based on the criteria laid down by the Ministry of Tourism and the Association of Indian Universities for participation in co-curricular activities and programs.
Students pursuing a PhD in tourism will have the opportunity to visit the Heritage Village and the Historical War Museum during this period. Mohammad Wasil Asrar (PhD in Tourism and Hospitality) and Devesh Thakur (Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management), two students from Jamia University’s Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, were among 50 students from across India to take part in Kohima’s study tour. Selected from Nagaland.
The program is being organized by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and the Government of Nagaland. The event will be attended by celebrities along with representatives of 8 state governments and ADG, Tourism. The event will include cultural events and various events hosted by the Nagaland government at the Chief Minister’s residence, Kisama Heritage Village and dinner at Kisama War Museum and Morangs. In addition, there will be B2B meetings and panel discussions on tourism.
According to Jamia University, the selection is based on criteria set by the Ministry of Tourism and the Indian Universities Association based on participation in co-curricular activities and programs. The event will be hosted by Nagaland International Tourism Mart and Hornbill Festival 2021 from 27 – 29 November 2021.
Sarah Hussain, Chairperson, Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Jamia said that the students of the department are very much looking forward to make a positive contribution in the tourism industry. Our motto of teaching and learning is to learn by doing. It is a matter of great pride that our students are among the 50 students from across the country who have benefited from this study tour.