In addition to the love of royalty and colorful extravaganza, if you have a passion for stargazing, now the Pink City will not disappoint you. The art and culture department on Thursday presented the experience under ‘Night Sky Tourism’.
Launching the initiative at the secretariat lawns, the minister of art and culture BD Kalla said ‘Night Sky Tourism’ will boost night tourism in the state. “It will be a new experience for tourists and will give the state more depth as a tourist destination,” said Kalla.
The department has enlarged the telescope that was in possession of the science department and there are resource persons who can tell the myriad stories about stars that we love so much. The secretary of art and culture and the department of science and technology, Mugdha Sinha, said that the state government took the initiative to start night tourism after the lockdown.
The secretary of art and culture and the department of science and technology, Mugdha Sinha said “Using the new astronomical technology, the people of Jaipur and visitors to the city will have the opportunity to see the night sky, stars, planets, the moon, and a lot more. “This initiative will ensure that Jaipur becomes known for scientific and technological advances, along with its history and heritage.”
The department organized another viewing session at Jawahar Kala Kendra on Friday. But Sinha said, “We want to offer the experience at most of the state monuments like Nahargarh and Jaigarh.” She also said that many officials in the science department understand the subject well. They can add value to the viewers’ experience with their insights.