What’s Up Goa| April 2017

Honda NAVi Goa Hunt 2017 event

Honda NAVi Goa Hunt 2017 event
Honda NAVi Goa Hunt 2017 event

The GTDC – Honda NAVi Goa Hunt 2017, a fun and adventure activity aimed at exploring the unexplored side of Goa on youth’s most loved and favourite Honda NAVi was flagged off by Minister for Tourism, Government of Goa, Manohar Azgaonkar. A total of 18 renowned journalists and online bloggers from all across India participated in this two-day event riding the swanky Honda NAVi. The teams took on different challenges including fun-filled tasks posed to them en-route and decoded clues to ‘NAVigate’ their way through 10 different stages over two days.

Goa Hunt 2017 was organized by Goa Tourism Development Corporation in association with Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. Speaking at the event, Manohar Azgaonkar said, “Goa Tourism has associated with Honda to organize the Goa Hunt 2017 which will  serve as a platform  to promote Goa Tourism and its lesser known  facets with a wider reach considering  the fact that  the  event  has  the participation  of national media and  bloggers.  This will help attract more tourists to Goa who will want to explore Goa and its hidden treasures.  As the new Minister for Tourism, it is my endeavour to take tourism to greater heights, bring in quality tourism and tourists to the State.”

Azgaonkar flagged off the two-day Goa Hunt 2017 in the presence of Sanjeev C. Gauns Dessai, Director of Tourism and other GTDC officials and those from Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. Manipal Hospitals Dona Paula Goa provided a fully-equipped ambulance with doctors who accompanied the participants during the two-day Goa Hunt 2017. The event concluded on 24th March 2017, with an award ceremony by felicitating its winners.

Annual exhibition at Goa College of Art

The Goa College of Art held their annual day celebration, the annual art exhibition and Kala Utsav recently. It was inaugurated by Nila Mohanan, IAS, Collector and District Magistrate, North Goa with Vivek Belokar, Assistant Director of Directorate of Technical Education as Guest of Honour.

The exhibits included the academic work done by students of Painting Department and the Applied Art Department from the College. Visitors got a comprehensive idea of the teaching process from the first year class to the final year class in both the departments. Ex-principal, Padmashree Laxman Pai also visited the exhibition and expressed his satisfaction after viewing it.

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