MP Tourism to develop 15 new sites for water-based projects, These Indian airports now have facial recognition technology; no boarding pass required and more in top stories of the day.
MP Tourism to develop 15 new sites for water-based projects
Madhya Pradesh kickstarted the two-month long mega event, Jal Mahotsav, on Hanuwantiya Island, to promote water-based tourism in the state. As per the latest reports, because of its popularity the tourism board is looking forward to creating more such projects that will offer the same experiences like Jal Mahotsav to visitors.
If reports are to go by, these 15 projects will be created on similar lines, and will offer varied experiences to visitors like nature-based tours, adventure activities, culture and heritage displays, and much more.
DigiYatra: These Indian airports now have facial recognition technology; no boarding pass required
Delhi, Varanasi, and Bengaluru just got DigiYatra (DY) that enables paperless travel through biometric facial recognition technology (FRT), which will allow passengers to enjoy hassle free travel from these airports.
This means that a facial scan will confirm the identity of DY-registered passengers, who will then not be required to show any physical ID proof, and their travel details will also be captured in this technology. As per the news reports, during the first phase, 7 airports will be DY-enabled starting with Delhi, Bengaluru and Varanasi, whereas by March 2023, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune and Vijayawada airports will also get this facility.
Bikaner to host the annual Bikaner Camel Festival; all the details here
Come January 11-12, 2023, the city of Bikaner will host the annual Bikaner Camel Festival. The festival celebrates the harsh Thar desert’s lifeline – the camels. The annual festival is an initiative of the Department of Tourism, Government of Rajasthan.
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