Tourism department plans one-day trip for students

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With an aim to familiarise popular destinations in Madurai, the Tourism Department of the state is all set to take financially poor students for a one-day trip around favourite spots in Madurai for free. The department will select eligible students from various schools before taking them for the trip.

As many as 150 select students will travel on three buses on the tour day. Madurai district collector K Veera Raghava Rao would inaugurate the tour at Tamil Nadu Hotel in Alagarkovil Road.

The students would be taken to Alagarkovil, World Tamil Sangam building, Gandhi Museum, Government Museum, Gandhi Museum, Tirupparankundram Eco Park, Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam and Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal. A quiz will be conducted at the end of the tour on tourism and winners would be given away with prizes.