(The Gist of PIB) Audio Odigos

    (The Gist of PIB) Audio Odigos

Audio Odigos

  • On the second day of nationwide “Paryatan Parv 2019” the Ministry of Tourism launched the Audio Guide facility Audio Odigos for 12 sites of India(including Iconic Sites).
  • An MoU for GoI Gumbad, Delhi with Government of Delhi and Resbird Technologies was also exchanged for the development of Tourism Amenities during the programme at Paryatan Par New Delhi, today. 

Key highlights 

  • This is the 3rd edition of Paryatan Parv and formed for getting good response from the general public. We are expecting more than 1 lakh footfalls during the weekend, he added. He also said that in the line of vision of Prime Minister we are not using single use plastic in Paryatan Parv arrangements. 
  • The 26th MoU under the ‘Adopt a Heritage, Apni Dharohar Apni Pehchan’ scheme of Ministry of Tourism has been exchanged for development of Tourism Amenities. 
  • The project aims to develop synergy amongst all stakeholders and involves active participation of local communities / players to promote ‘responsible tourism’. 
  • Earlier, 42 Letters of Intent have been issued to 38 agencies for 106 sites and 25 Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) have been signed with 12 agencies for 23 sites and two technological interventions under the project across India. 
  • The Ministry of Tourism’s scheme “Adopt a Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan”, is a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and State Governments / UT Administrations. 


  • It aims at involving public sector companies, private sector companies and corporate citizens/individuals to take up the responsibility for making our heritage and tourism more sustainable through development, operation and maintenance of world-class tourist infrastructure and amenities at ASI/ State heritage sites and other important tourist sites in India. 


  • Audio Odigos, for the benefit of the tourists. Audio guide odigo offers Government of India verified content, with visuals and voice over support. 
  • With Audio Odigos, tourists will now enjoy a more enriching experience and take back historical insights of the Indian culture and heritage. 
  • The Audio Odigos app contains an inbuilt map of the site for a smooth navigation during the tour. Listeners will be offered various versions of history like Synopsis, Detailed History and Podcasts. 
  • The audio can be chosen in their preferred language and version of the history. Audio Odigos is now available for download on all Android and iOS supported mobile phones.


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