Indians to get UK visa in 15 days, Varanasi to soon get a grand heritage museum worth INR 100 crore, Netarhat is Jharkhand’s new ecotourism site and more in top stories of the day.
Indians to get UK visa in 15 days, says British High Commissioner to India
The United Kingdom on Friday announced that the visit visas for Indians travelling to the country will now be allocated within 15 working days.
A UK Standard Visitor visa is applicable in case of visiting family or friends, vacation, business trip, or a short course of study. Then there is also this priority visa option, which now has a turnaround time of five days, the UK said, also adding that they have a big intake of student visas for the session starting in January 2023.
Varanasi to soon get a grand heritage museum worth INR 100 crore!
If all goes as planned, Varanasi will get a grand heritage museum by 2023 at a cost of INR 100 crore. As per the officials, this will be in addition to several museums that already exist in the city.
The museum will highlight the rich tradition and culture of Kashi, along with educating people about its history and glorious past. As per the officials it will also include the architecture, relics, documents, heritage, important facts of civilisations, history of ancient temples, and will be a one-of-a-kind museum that would be designed to offer a virtual experience to the visitors, and will also have an audio visual section to offer better experience to the visitors.
Check out Netarhat, Jharkhand’s new ecotourism site
Located approximately 157 km from Ranchi, Netarhat is a scenic hill station in Latehar district in Jharkhand. Known for splendid waterfalls, verdant forest and lush hills, Netarhat is a great offbeat destination for nature lovers.
Jharkhand is planning to develop Netarhat’s cultural and ecotourism scene. As per sources, a number of initiatives are underway. Homestays are going to be one of the major features of this initiative. Netarhat is a predominantly tribal area, and homestays here will allow visitors to experience the incredible experience of living with the tribes and experiencing their beautiful culture and traditions. Several youths have also been given hospitality and catering training.
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