Pochampally Selected As Best Tourism Villages


Sheena

Updated: Nov 18, 2021 06:31:29 pm

18 November 2021 Current Affairs:Pochampally in Telangana has been chosen as one of the top tourism villages in the state.

Highlights:
♦ The United Nations World Tourism Organization named Pochampally hamlet in Telangana's Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district as one of the top tourism villages.
♦ Pochampally is recognised for its famous hand-woven Ikat saris (UNWTO). 
♦ The prize will be presented on December 2 at the UNWTO's 24th General Assembly in Madrid.
♦ The UNWTO pilot initiative's finest tourism villages aims to recognise villages that are great examples of rural destinations and demonstrate best practises in accordance with its evaluation criteria. 
♦ It also intends to help villages increase their rural tourism potential by providing training and access to improvement possibilities.

Pochampally
♦ Pochampally is roughly 50 kilometres from Hyderabad and is known as India's silk metropolis because of the gorgeous sarees woven in a distinctive manner known as Ikat. 
♦ Pochampally Ikat was designated as a Geographical Indicator (GI) in 2004 and is also known as Bhoodan Pochampally in honour of Acharya Vinobha Bhave's founding of the Bhoodan movement from this hamlet on April 18, 1951.
 
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