DoT, Govt of Manipur & Times Group signs MoU to host the grand finale of Miss India 2023
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | November 22, 2022 | News
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Imphal will be hosting the grand finale of Femina Miss India in April 2023, for the first time in the entire North East India.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Department of Tourism, Government of Manipur and the Times Group to hold the grand finale of Femina Miss India 2023 in Manipur. The MoU was signed by Director, Tourism W Ibohal Singh on behalf of Manipur Government and Chief Operating Officer, Miss India Organisation Rohit Gopakumar on behalf of the Times Group in presence of Chief Minister N Biren Singh and Managing Director, The Times of India Vineet Jain.
N Biren Singh, Chief Minister, said, “The main purpose of the partnership is to celebrate the diverse and inclusive Indian culture and to inspire and empower local youth by welcoming the best of India’s talents to the State. The State can also showcase its rich cultural heritage. It also shows the growing confidence in the security scenario and opportunity for investment in the State.”
The Chief Minister expressed hope that the tourist footfall will recover to the pre-Covid pandemic level soon with the upcoming Manipur Sangai Festival to be held from November 21 to 30.
Biren further added, “Manipur is blessed with a history of over 2500 years and added that the Times Group was privileged to host the event in the State. Manipur is one of the leading States in terms of gender equality and women empowerment and added that the State had given the country a powerhouse of women in sports. The grand finale of the 59th edition of Femina Miss India would be a historic event as this would be the first time to be held in North East India.”
MAHUD Minister Yumnam Khemchand, Works Minister Govindas Konthoujam, Water Resources Minister Awangbow Newmai, Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Sapam Ranjan, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Leishangthem Susindro Meitei, Social Welfare Minister Heikham Dingo, Education Minister Thounaojam Basanta Kumar, Rajya Sabha Member Maharaja Leishemba Sanajaoba, Chairman, Tourism Corporation of Manipur Limited Karam Shyam, MLA of Mao AC Losii Dikho, Chief Secretary Dr Rajesh Kumar, other officials of State Government and Times Group also attended the programme.
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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Department of Tourism, Government of Manipur and the Times Group to hold the grand finale of Femina Miss India 2023 in Manipur.