ITDC brings Haryana history alive
India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. (ITDC) the public sector undertaking under the aegis of Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India executed the implementation of Multimedia show based on water screen projection at Tilyar Lake Rohtak, Haryana in collaboration with government of Haryana and Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India. The sound and light show has been created to project the rich and diverse history of the State of Haryana. The show was inaugurated by K J Alphons, Hon’ble Minister of Tourism, Govt. of India and Shri Ram Bilas Sharma, Minister of Tourism, Govt. of Haryana in Rohtak last evening.
The show highlights the state as a land of historic and cultural landmarks, affirming Haryana to be central to the story of human civilization, a fact that is corroborated by many archaeologists over time. The home of Kurukshetra, this is where the ancient mythological clash between the Kauravas and the Pandavas occurred.
The spell binding show has been created with impressive fountain works and projection on a state-of-the-art water screen measuring 27 metres by 9 metres. Exclusively created sound tracks, rhythmic hymns and Vedic chants add magic to the dancing fountains that encapsulate the journey of Haryana.
The total expenditure incurred on the project is around `5.4 crores and the project has been implemented by ITDC. The funds were jointly sanctioned by Ministry of Tourism and Haryana Tourism. The show has voiceover of Mr. Jitender Ram Prakash and Mr. Vijay Vardhan in Hindi whereas you will hear Kabir Bedi in the English version.
ITDC holds the honour of implementing first Sound and Light show of Asia at Red Fort around 45 years ago. Since then, many shows have been installed in the country. During the last few years, many technology innovations have been adopted in implementing the Sound & Light Shows.
Illumination work at Dwarkadhees Temple, Samundrnarayan Temple and Rukshmani Temple in Gujarat is likely to be completed by November 2018. Shows at Dal Lake- J&K, Udaigiri –khandagiri Odisha, Sarkhej Roza- Gujarat, Pinjore Garden-Haryana, Puttaparthy- Andhra Pradesh, Champaner –Gujarat and Braham Sarovar- Kurukshetra are under various stages of sanction/ implementation and are expected to be completed during this year. The show at Diu Fort, Diu has been completed and is awaiting launch.