Mission with a Cause
Besides being instrumental in the growth of tourism industry in India, IATO has been involved in so many other activities...
Blood Donation Camp:On 5th July, at hotel The Claridges, New Dehli,IATO organised Blood Donation Camp
Orissa Cyclone Relief: As an association, IATO has always strived to be socially conscious. On 29 October, IATO team visited the affected area and adopted Madhav Area in the aftermath of cyclones in Orissa.It constructed 21 schools and started a rehabilitation program in association with the Government of Orissa.
IATO’s contribution to Army Central Welfare Fund: On 6th November, at Hotel Samrat, IATO felicitated Sadhavi Uma Bharati on her taking over as the Union Minister of Tourism. IATO presented a cheque of Rs. 4,15,000/- towards, Army Central Welfare Fund for our soldiers who laid down there lives during Kargil War
Gujarat Earthquake Relief: On 26 january, Earthquake Relief Committee was formed comprising of Major Murli Dhar, Deepak Sengupta, Lally Mathews, Soman Pathy, NS Rathor, BK Gupta and MS Vaghela, who visited the affected area to provide relief material. IATO Relief Committee carried out relief work in Zura Camp and provided 80 tents, utensils and big tent for schools. A sum of Rs. 16,34,125/- was spent to meet the expenses.
Tsunami Relief:Handing Over of Cheque for Rs. 14.92 Lakh to Renuka Choudhary, Minister of Tourism, Govt. of India, towards IATO’s contribution to Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund. Later Cheque was personally handed over to Dr. Manmohan Singh, Hon’ble Prime Minister by the Office Bearers
Offsetting Carbon Footprints: On 10th August, Mega Plantation Project was undertaken on the sidelines of the IATO Convention in Bhubaneshwar.
Environment Initiative: On 5th June at Hotel Vasant Continental, New Delhi, IATO organized an Interactive Luncheon Meeting. Niranjan Khatri, General Manager, Welcomenviron Initiatives, ITC Group, made a very effective and useful presentation about Global Warming.