Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) organizes golf tournament to bring Assam on tourist map in the state with a tourney near Jorhat. The corporation is organizing the Assam Tourism Invitational Golf Meet at the scenic Kaziranga Golf Resort in Jorhat district. The day long tournament will feature 80 golfers with eight from abroad teeing off at the 18-hole course. The idea of the meet is to promote the hotspots in the state among domestic and foreign tourists through golf.
The golf meet is expected to give boost to the Assam International Trade and Industrial Fair in Jorhat that is underway from today. Over 10 countries are taking part in the fair organized by the Department of Industries and Commerce, Government of Assam, in association with the Federation of Federation of Industry & Commerce of North Eastern Region. Assam Tourism Development Corporation is also one of the partners in the fair. The scheduling of the two events, that is golf and trade fair has been done in a manner that more and more people may come to the venue.
Centrally located and being close the oil fields and the tea estates, Jorhat serves as the base for tourism to places like Kaziranga National Park and the world’s largest river island Majuli.