Year : 2021
For : UNESCO has officially recognized the celebration o ... UNESCO has officially recognized the celebration of art and culture of Durga Puja to be of great religious importance. The decision was taken in Paris on 15th December 2021 where the 16th committee of UNESCO inscribed Durga Puja as an intangible cultural heritage. This is the first festival in Asia to achieve the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Status To Durga Puja Festival.
Year : 2023
For : West Bengal won the PATWA International Travel Awa ... West Bengal won the PATWA International Travel Award 2023 for the best state for culture at ITB Berlin on the 8th of March 2023.
Year : 2021
For : In 2021 The Tourism Department Government of West ... In 2021 The Tourism Department Government of West Bengal has been conferred with the prestigious SKOCH GOLD Award under the Tourism and Culture category for transformational performance during covid pandemic. SKOCH Award instituted in 2003 salutes people projects and institutions that goes extra mile to make India a better nation.
Year : 2019
For : Tourism department, West Bengal has been awarded t ... Tourism department, West Bengal has been awarded the certificate of excellence in the category of the "Best cultural & heritage destination" at the Travel & Tourism Excellence Award, 2019.