GUWAHATI, Sept 10 - A discourse was held on the theme �Tourism as a means of livelihood� under the aegis of the Department of History, Beltola College here today.
Dr Hriday Ranjan Das, Deputy Director, Assam Tourism, Kaziranga, participated in the programme as the resource person, stated a press release.
He exhorted the participants to get the maximum benefit from the immense opportunities provided by the tourism industry rather than sitting down expecting a job.
�It provides us a chance to showcase our culture, which, in turn, helps to keep it vibrant. Also, tourism helps people to understand each other and contribute towards universal brotherhood, and helps foster world peace, too,� he said.
He advised them to develop soft skills like communication and also learn to speak and understand several languages. He demonstrated how the same words are pronounced differently by people from different places.
The event was presided over by Eli Kumari Das, Assistant Professor, Economics, Beltola College. It was anchored by Assistant Professor of History Rashmirekha Hazarika and the vote of thanks was given by Himadri Kumar Sarma, Assistant Professor of the same department.