Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver an inaugural address on a three-day National Conference of Central and state ministers and secretaries of Tourism, Culture and Sports in Kutch on 20 January.
He will address the programme through video conferencing and also interact with the participants at the end of the conference.
The conference aims at achieving the necessary convergence among tourism, culture, youth affairs and sports areas and synergy between the Centre and states.
It will also attempt to draw up an action plan for utilization of sports facilities for promoting tourism, culture and youth welfare.
This will be for the first time that state ministers of Tourism, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports will be meeting together.