India Tourism Development Corporation, under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism, organised a grand function on October 18 to mark the completion of successful 50 years of ITDC in the field of hospitality and tourism at the convention hall of The Ashok, A flagship property of ITDC.
The highlights of the evening were a 50kg 5 storey cake with 50 ingredients made by 50 employees, and live entertainment and cultural performances including live performances by the famous poet Surendra Sharma and Ability Unlimited Group, popularly known as ‘notorious’ for their distinctive style of dance-theatre with innovative technology.
Making this occasion more significant, ITDC announced free sound and light shows for the Indian Armed forces and their immediate family members at Purana Quila and Red Ford. The free service for the armed forces will be available till March 2017.
Congratulating ITDC, in his message Mahesh Sharma, Minister of state (Independent Charge) Tourism and Culture Govt of India said, “Heartiest congratulations to ITDC for completing 50 years of unparalleled and diversified services to the Nation in travel, tourism and hospitality sector. I wish many more achievements to the corporation in the years to come and I felicitate all Employees, shareholders & stakeholders of ITDC who have contributed and made this journey possible.”
Vinod Zutshi, Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Tourism was the Guest of Honor at the event.