BY TTT NEWS NETWORK
KOLKATA, 3 DECEMBER 2022
The two days Arunachal Tourism Stakeholders conclave was held recently on 29 and 30 November at Seijosa under Pakke Kessang district.
The conclave themed “Responsible destinations and rural hospitality” was attended by the Homestay operators, tour operators and entrepreneurs from Kurung Kumey, Upper Subansiri, Lower Subansiri, East Kameng, West Kameng, Tawang, Papum Pare and Pakke Kessang.
The matters covered emphasized during the conclave were on Responsible Tourism missions like Setting of Responsible Tourism Goals for stakeholders & practitioners, Waste Management (Waste to Wealth solutions). Understanding ICH (Intangible Cultural Resources) and using them in tourism. Understanding Natural Resources and preserving the same through tourism, Camping Ethics, Health and Hygiene to be maintained by stakeholders, Localizing Housekeeping and F&B services, Community & Rural approach towards market linkage. Prominent Resource persons from different backgrounds were engaged to enlighten the participants during the conclave.
While inaugurating the Arunachal Tourism Stakeholders conclave local MLA Shri Biyuram Wahge in presence of ADC and DFO Seijusa with host of Tourism department Officials and Resource persons expressed his overwhelming happiness for selecting Seijusa as the venue for the conclave asn Pakke Kessang district and Seijusa in particular have lots of Tourism potential. Wildlife Tourism is one of the most important products along with the local culture with warm hospitality of the people if a Tourism awareness program is held. He welcomed all the participants coming from various districts of western Arunachal on conserving the Horn Beel of the Pak Tiger Reserve in Sejusa and making Sejusa a beautiful most sought place attracting the domestic as well as foreign tourists.
The workshop was organized with an aim of conserving the natural beauty and biodiversity of the state. The workshop was attended by representatives from seven districts of Arunachal Pradesh. The delegates conducted a research review on the natural beauty, biodiversity conservation and various aspects of Arunachal Pradesh during the three days.
Meanwhile, Bengia Manna Sonam , Deputy Director Tourism looking after Human Resource Development has exhorted the participants to come forward and promote the rich cultural heritage of the state for sustainable development. While elaborating the objectives of the workshop she appealed to the participants to make best use of the govt. scheme namely CMPVY and CMPSY and the importance of Tourism on self employment generation.
On the 3rd day the participants had the opportunity to experience the Jeep Safari which was opened today for the participants. And later all the participants of the conclave were invited to witness the Indigenous faith Day celebration held at Seijusa.
Biyuram Wahge spoke on wildlife tourism and hornbill conservation in Pakke Tiger Reserve.
Arunachal Tourism deputy director, Bengia Manna Sonam has exhorted the participants to come forward and promote the rich cultural heritage of the state for sustainable development.
While elaborating the objectives of the workshop, she appealed to the participants to make best use of the government scheme namely CMPVY and CMPSY and highlighted the importance of tourism for self employment generation.
India’s wildest and least explored state, Arunachal (literally the ‘Land of Dawn-lit Mountains’) rises abruptly from the Assam plains as a mass of densely forested, and impossibly steep, hills, which eventually top off as snow-capped peaks along the Tibetan border.
Seijosa is a circle in East Kameng district. It has now an Additional Deputy Commissioner office.Mainly Nyishi people inhabit here.The Pakke wildlife Sanctuary is located here. The Seijosa town is situated along the river Pakke. Every Thursday people from Assam mainly from places like Itakola come to sell vegetables, clothes etc. The people from Assam and Seijosa share a cordial relationship. It is a great place for a picnic. Every year a lot of tourists come to Seijosa for picnics.