PANAJI: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant today said that his government endeavours to make Goa a prominent destination for wellness tourism.
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant was addressing the gathering during World Ayurveda Congress at Panaji.
“My government’s endeavor is to make Goa a prominent destination for wellness tourism. Goa is drawing up plans to become a prime Ayurveda and wellness tourism hub,” said Sawant.
He further said that the state is eager to harness the benefits of the Ayush visa, announced by the Prime Minister recently, to develop tourism, health and wellness centres and make Goa as the best in the health tourism sector.
Further, Sawant informed that 50 seats out of 100 were reserved for Goans at the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), Goa.
“50 seats out of 100 reserved for Goans at the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), Goa. I thank the Ministry of Ayush for the decision and appeal to the Goan youth to avail this opportunity for a bright future,’ said Sawant.
Minister of State for Tourism and Ports, Shipping and Waterways of India Shripad Naik said that it is a matter of great pride that the World Ayurveda Congress is being organised in Goa.
“Our ancestors put Ayurveda in front of the world. ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbak’ has been the spirit of India since the ages: Union Minister Naik addressing at 9th World Ayurveda Congress.