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10th International Tourism Mart(ITM) for the North East Region from 17th to 19thNovember 2022 in Aizawl, Mizoram

10th International Tourism Mart(ITM) for the North East Region from 17th to 19thNovember 2022 in Aizawl, Mizoram   

Press Note

Ministry of Tourism, Government of India is organizing the 10th International Tourism Mart(ITM) for the North East Region from 17th to 19thNovember 2022 in Aizawl, Mizoram under the Chairmanship of Shri G. Kishan Reddy, Hon’ble Minister of Tourism, Culture and DONER, with the objective to highlight tourism potential of the Northeast region in domestic and international markets.

The three-dayITM event will be attended by North-eastern Tourism Ministers, Seniors Officials of North-eastern states, State Governments, and Heads of the Tourism & Hospitality Associations.

The event will focus on”Priorities of G20 for Tourism Track”, since India will assume the forthcoming G20 Presidency for a year starting from 1 December 2022. The Mart will bring together the tourism business fraternity and entrepreneurs from the eight North Eastern States. The event has been planned and scheduled to facilitate interaction between buyers, sellers, media, Government agencies and other stakeholders to create a buzz.

The martwill include presentations by eight North Eastern States on their tourism potential, cultural evenings, sightseeing visits to local attractions in and around Aizawl. It will also include B2B meeting where buyers from different regions of the country will engage in one-on-one meetings with sellers from the North-East Region. Also, an exhibition including display of beautiful handicrafts and handlooms will also be organized to show case the tourism products of respective participating States.

The International Tourism Marts are organized in the North-Eastern States on rotation basis. Mizoram is hosting this mart for the first time. The earlier editions of this mart have been held in Guwahati, Tawang, Shillong, Gangtok, Agartala, Imphal and Kohima.


Ministry of Tourism

Govt. of India

 International Tourism Mart 2022 Aizawl, Mizoram

Provisional Programme

Dates: 17th – 19thNovember 2022


Date Time Programme
17th  November 2022


  Afternoon Arrival of Guests at Airport

Departure to Aizawl by road (1.5 hours’ drive)

Lunch at Aizawl

1630-1730 hrs  Press Briefing by HM(T) at Aijal Club
1800-1830 hrs  Welcome of Delegates / Guests (Welcome Dance of Khuallam by Cultural Troupe at Entrance)

Venue: R. Dengthuama Indoor Stadium, Mualpui

1830 Onwards


Inaugural Session

Venue: R. Dengthuama Indoor Stadium, Mualpui

1830-1835 hrs


Welcome Address by Dr. Renu Sharma, IAS

Chief Secretary, Govt. of Mizoram

1835-1845 hrs


Address by Shri Arvind Singh, IAS

Secretary, Ministry of Tourism

1845-1850 hrs


Address by Shri Robert Romawia Royte

Hon’ble Minister of State for Tourism,

 Govt. of Mizoram

1850-1900 hrs


Address by Shri Ajay Bhatt

Hon’ble Minister of State for Tourism & Culture, Govt. of India

1900-1910 hrs


Address by Shri Shripad Yesso Naik

Hon’ble Minister of State for Tourism & Culture, Govt. of India

1910-1920 hrs


Address by Shri G. Kishan Reddy

Hon’ble Tourism Minister for Tourism & Culture, Govt. of India

1920-1930 hrs


Address by Shri Zoramthanga

Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Mizoram

1930-1935 hrs


Vote of Thanks by Smt. Manisha Saxena, IAS

Principal Secretary, Tourism Department, Government of Mizoram

1930-2030 hrs Cultural Programme hosted by MoT 
2030-21:30 hrs


Gala Dinner

hosted by the Ministry of Tourism, Government  of India

18th Nov 2022


0830 hrs Departure of guests for Rajiv Gandhi Stadium(45 Minutes’ drive)
0930-0945 hrs Welcome and Introduction by Director General (T)

Venue: R. Dengthuama Indoor Stadium, Mualpui

0945-1115 hrs Presentation by 8 State Governments (10 minutes each)

●      Nagaland

●      Arunachal Pradesh

●      Assam

●      Manipur

●      Meghalaya

●      Mizoram

●      Sikkim

●      Tripura

1115-1130 hrs Tea Break
1130-1210 hrs Session I: Green Tourism

DG(T) / AS(T) – Moderator

●      Bharti Chaturvedi Chintan



1210-1250hrs Session II: Digitalization / Skills / Tourism MSMEs

DG(T) / AS(T) – Moderator

●      Mr. Jayanta Das, Cluster General Manager North East, Darjeeling and General Manager – Vivanta Guwahati

●      IIM Shillong

●      SACHIN BANSAL – Founder & Chief Explorer, City Explorers Private Limited

●      Dewaker Basnet


1250-1330 hrs. Session III: Destination Management in NER

Panellist: (TBC)

·      Mahindra & Mahindra


1330-1430 hrs Lunch

Visit to State Stalls. Rifle Shooting

1430-1550 hrs Session : Panel discussions with Diplomats / Delegates

Mr. Arvind Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism  – Moderator

1600-1630 hrs Tea Break
1630-1730 hrs B2B meeting : Venue: R. Dengthuama Indoor Stadium
1800 hrs


Visit exhibition on Art & Crafts of NER  at AR Ground
1900hrs Dinner organised / hosted by Government of Mizoram at Raj Bhavan Lawns
19th Nov 2022


0800 hrs Departure of delegates from respective hotels
0900-0930 hrs Visit to Anthurium Flower Farm (45 minutes)
0930-1300 hrs Nature Walk /Adventure Activities / Trekking
1300-1400 hrs Lunch at Reiek Village
1400-1600 hrs Enjoy Cultural Program/Indigenous Games at Reiek
1600-1700 hrs Drive back to respective Hotels
1700-1900 hrs Tea Break at respective Hotels and City Walk (Optional)
20th Nov 2022


Morning Departure for Airport by road

Return of dignitaries by flight via Lengpui Airport.

Afternoon Departure from Airport

Delegates proceed on FAM Tour of their choice State.





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