The ministry of tourism, Government of India, will launch the Swatchh Smarak Swatchh Bharat app on February 22 as part of its Clean India Clean Monuments initiative. Speaking at the opening of the Vibrant Gujarat International Travel Mart here at the Mahatma Mandir Convention Centre in Gandhinagar, Vinod Zutshi, secretary tourism, Government of India, announced that the Smarak Pariyatan mobile app will be launched next week in association with The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
The app will allow tourists and visitors to click pics of unclean tourist areas, garbage, etc near 25 monuments covered under Adarsh Smarak and then post them on the app. The nodal officers of ASI will then attend to the complaint and inform the complainant of the action taken.
He also informed that last week, the ministry set up the Incredible India information cum helpline on a toll free number to provide information and assist tourists. The service will be available in English as well as many foreign languages.