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National Conference
“Public Private Partnership with Special Reference to Development of Tourism in Karnataka”
[May 10, 2013]

“I donot want my house to be surrounded by walls or all sides of my windows to be barricaded. I want all the world’s cultures to be free to blow around my house but I don’t want to be carried away by any one of them” – Mahatma Gandhi.


  • To create a vibrant PPP model of culture of tourism in Katnataka with active involvement of all stakeholders to drive massive interests into destination-creating projects for toursim department.
  • To make “Tourism” Karnataka’s principal and largest economic activity as an employer, tax-generator and engine of growth.
  • To strengthen government’s care confetencies and policy decisions with overall regulatar framework for briaging in innovative investment culture for development of tourism in Karnataka.
  • To utilize “Tourism” as an effective tool for the promotion of cultural diversity, sustainable development and the struggle against poverty.

    Topics for Discussion
    1) Public Private Strategies on Tourism Development
    2) Public Private proposals on regulations upto growing business together
    3) Recognizing tourism as strategically vital direction in State’s development
    4) The Goal of Heritage Safegurding is a Nartional Goal to be fuelled with PPP
    5) Tourism as a tool for dialogne, peace and development
    6) Making the public authorities, the private sector and civil society as a whole realize that the heritage of humanity is not only sn instrument of peace and reconciliation but also a factor of development
    7) To well manage cultural tourism of Karnataka, requirement of a global and interdisciplinary approach on the part of all stakeholders.


Program structe: May 10, 2013

  • 9-10 AM                        : Registration
  • 10-10.45 AM                : Inaugural/ Key Note Address
  • 10.45-11.45 AM           : Plenary I
  • 11.45 – 12.45 PM       : Plenary II
  • 12.45 – 2 PM               : Lunch
  • 2 – 3 PM                       : Plenary III
  • 3 – 4 PM                       : Paper Presentation
  • 4 – 4.30 PM                 : Tea
  • 4.30 – 5 PM                 : Spiritual Discourse
  • 5 – 5 PM                       : Valedictory