Govt Polytechnic Jammu Celebrated World Tourism Day
World tourism day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervour by the Department of Travel and Tourism at Govt. Polytechnic Bikram Chowk, Jammu. The occasion was started with the signature campaign followed by speeches and presentations by staff and students. Er Arun Bangotra Principal of the college was the chief Guest on the occasion who enlightened the students and staff about the importance of the day and advised the students to put their best and sort out the opportunities for the promotion of tourism industry particularly in the State of J&K which is a hub of tourism. He also appreciated the steps taken by Travel and Tourism Department for organising such events on the eve of this particular day. While lauding the initiative taken by the students and staff he emphasised on the importance of professionals required by this industry. Mr. Amit Kumar Sharma HOD Travel and Tourism while speaking on the occasion said that India and J&K in particular has tremendous tourism potential and students through their professional training can play a vital role in the development and promotion of tourism. Mr. Gagan Pratap Singh (Lecturer) spoke on the theme of World tourism day 2018. Later Placement certificates were distributed to the students of 5th semester by Mr. Davinder Gupta Director Travocare worldwide services Pvt. Ltd. He also provided Rs 10,000/- as start capital to the students for online ticketing through their Travel Agency. Vote of thanks was presented by Mr. Dheeraj Kumar Lecturer Travel and Tourism. Other who were present in the function were Er. Rajiv Kholi HOD I&C, Er. Sukhdeep Singh HOD Civil Engineering, Er. Zia-ul-Haq Kohli HOD Computer Engineering, Sh Rajesh Khajuria, TPO and staff and students of various departments.