Shri Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State for Tourism and Culture (Independent Charge) and Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh inaugurated the Maharaja Chhatrasal Convention Centre at Khajuraho developed under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.
Smt. Usha Thakur, Minister for Tourism and Culture, Madhya Pradesh, Shri Vishnu Dutt Sharma, Member of Parliament, Khajuraho Constituency, Shri Virendra Kumar, Member of Parliament, Tikamgarh, Pushpendra Singh Chandel, Member of Parliament, Hamirpur, Shri Arvind Singh, Secretary (Tourism), GoI; Shri Sheo Shekhar Shukla, Principal Secretary (Tourism & Culture), Government of Madhya Pradesh, Ms Rupinder Brar, Additional Director General, Ministry of Tourism, GoI and other dignitaries and officials of Government of India and State Government of Madhya Pradesh also graced the occasion.
On the occasion, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel said, “We have to develop the iconic tourism places in various states of India but simultaneously we will have to conserve our ancient culture also. The Central government and State government have to work together to develop these new iconic tourism places so that their maintenance could be properly taken care of. We all will have to realise our responsibility towards our tourism places accordingly. We will help to protect our Lok Sanskriti or traditional culture also. Old structures and monuments have their own scientific sanctity.”
The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan assured full cooperation of the State government in developing all tourist places in the state with the help of the Central Government. He dwelt upon the various measures taken by State Government in developing many tourist places in this state. He also said that under the able guidance of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi development of many tourism places are underway in the state.
The UNESCO World Heritage site, Khajuraho, attracts tourists for its mesmerising temples. Adding on more to its features is the Convention Centre with good facilities, Named as Maharaja Chhatrasal Convention Centre Khajuraho, this venue will cater to all business needs.
It is well-positioned to make corporate events a great success by hosting meetings, conferences at this Convention Centre. Replete with all modern amenities and infrastructure this Convention Centre offers a secure space to host corporate banquets for teams both large and small, amidst a soothing decor and ambience.
Alongside fulfilling professional commitments, clients can even take a tour of the beautiful temples that are world-famous for their architecture and history. The whole campus structure and services are designed as per environment-friendly building guidelines.
High-performance, UV resistant, heat resistant glass is used; an energy-efficient HVAC system is installed, Energy-efficient LED lights are used. The total area of the convention hall is 14880 sqft. It can be subdivided into five walls after the installation of sliding folding partitions. The city of Khajuraho has a total inventory of 1400 rooms approximately. Being a World Heritage Site, guides proficient in different foreign languages besides English and Hindi are available.
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