India Tourism Development Corporation, under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism, organized a grand function on 18th of October, 2016 to mark the completion of successful 50 years of ITDC in the field of hospitality and tourism at the convention hall of The Ashok, A flagship property of ITDC.
Shri. Vinod Zutshi, Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Tourism graced the occasion as the Guest of Honor. Present among other dignitaries were Shri Umang Narula, Chairman and Managing Director, ITDC; Shri Piyush Tiwari, Director (Commercial and Marketing), ITDC; Shri Pradip K Das, Director (Finance), ITDC along with Ex C&MD’s of the organization, ITDC staff and other respected guests. Sh. Ashwani Lohani, C&MD, Air India & ex C&MD ITDC also graced the occasion.
The highlight of the evening was 50kg 5 storey cake with 50 ingredients made by 50 employees, live entertainment and cultural performances including live performances by the famous poet Surendra Sharma and Ability Unlimited Group, popularly known as ‘notorious’ for their distinctive style of dance-theatre with innovative technology.
Making this occasion more significant, ITDC announced free sound and light shows for the Indian Armed forces and their immediate family members at Purana Quila and Red Ford. The free service for the armed forces will be available till March 2017.