Imphal to host country`s first eco-tourism conclave


IMPHAL, April 5: The Government of Manipur in collaboration with Ecotourism Society of India will be organising India’s first Eco-Tourism conclave at Imphal on April 7 and 8, 2014. The Conclave will be coinciding with the International Thailand-Bhutan Car Rally arriving in Manipur on April 7, 2014.

Rakesh Mathur, the honorary secretary of the Ecotourism Society of India said that the conclave will bring into the focus, the rich natural assets, heritage and culture of Manipur, apart from the inherent adventure and sporting spirit of the people such as the Polo Tourism which was born in Manipur.

He further said that state is also working on developing activities in and around the Loktak Lake which is the largest fresh water lake in the entire north east, located 45 km south west of Imphal and also it would help in conservation and protection of endangered species like the Brow Antlered Deer, popularly known as Sangai.

The conclave will also showcase the benefits of all Stakeholders and also will have a penal discussion to share their expertise and experiences, he added.  


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