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About Kumari Selja

Kumari Selja is Indian Union Minister of Tourism and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation. In August 09, Selja was on tour to Oslo, Norway today to attend meeting of the board of governors on the Urban Poor Fund International (UPFI) and road shows to promote India as a preferred tourist destination.

Kumari Selja Timeline

  • February 11, 2011: Kumari Selja says that there is a need for a legal framework for protection of art in public places, and the government is working on this aspect.
  • January 21, 2011: Selja says that the tourism ministry is making efforts to promote golf as a niche tourism product and also position India, as a preferred golfing destination in the region.
  • October 27, 2010: Selja says support of the government and private sectors would improve Buddhist tours.

Kumari Selja in News

India, Botswana to collaborate in field of human settlements
India and Botswana on Monday decided to actively collaborate and share experiences in the field of human settlements.

Manmohan Singh pays last respects to Selja's mother
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday paid his last respects to Union Culture Minister Kumari Selja's mother Kalavati, who passed away here after prolonged illness. She was 84.

Preservation and promotion of North Eastern Region needs attention, says Selja
Union Culture Minister Kumari Selja has said that her ministry attaches great importance to the preservation and promotion of the unique, rich and diverse art and culture of the North East Region (NER).

Solace to suffering humanity would surface from Arunachal, believes Shankaracharya
The next incarnation to provide solace to the suffering humanity would surface from the divine land of Arunachal Pradesh, according to Puri's Govardhan Pith Peetthadhish Jagat Guru Shankaracharya Adhokshajanandji Devtirth.

Joshi emphasizes on infrastructure development for India's growth
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Dr. CP Joshi on Thursday said that a qualitative infrastructure development is a must for the growth of the country.

Selja launches Cultural Heritage Young Leadership Programme
Union Culture and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja today inaugurated the India heritage week and launched two new schemes "Cultural Heritage Young Leadership Programme" and "scheme of Financial Assistance for publication of magazines and journals dedicated to Indian Culture and Heritage".

Selja calls for increased use of public transport in urban areas for sustainable development
Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja has called upon the people to join hands in formulating the urban agenda based on the principles of sustainable development, so that quality of life of all urban citizens in the country specially the lower income and disadvantage groups can be enhanced.

Ways to strengthen collaboration between India, UN-HABITAT discussed
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) Executive Director, Joan Clos, today called on Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja in New Delhi.

Kumari Selja inaugurates Mini Sports Complex Project in Mizoram
Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja has said that 134 projects worth Rs.2,610 crores have been approved under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) for the north-eastern region.

Kumari Selja inaugurates photo-exhibition on Croatian world heritage sites
Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja today inaugurated a photo-exhibition on 'Croatian monuments in UNESCO list of world heritage sites'.

Ministry of Culture aims to promote and preserve all forms of art: Selja
Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja on Wednesday said that the mandate of Ministry of Culture is to preserve and promote all forms of art and culture in the country including Assam and other North Eastern States.

Praful Patel meets HMT employees' union
Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Praful Patel today met with the representatives of the employees' Union of the Hindustan Machine Tools Limited (HMT), here today.

Selja condoles Husain's death, says India has lost a true artistic genius
Union Minister of Culture and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja has condoled the demise of M. F. Husain, saying India has lost a true artistic genius and the world of art has suffered a grievous loss.

India, Afghanistan sign MoU on culture
India and Afghanistan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further enhance cultural ties here on Friday.

Selja calls for cooperation between India, Kazakhstan to promote cultural ties
Asserting that India and Kazakhstan have rich heritage and culture, Union Minister of Tourism, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja on Wednesday said mutual cooperation and organisation of cultural events and exhibition between the two nations will go a long way in cementing mutual cultural relations.

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