As part of the ‘My City My Heritage’ campaign, which aims to raise awareness about the value and importance of heritage and culture in India, a heritage walk was organised yesterday by IndiGoReach, the CSR arm of IndiGo, and InterGlobe Foundation (IGF), the philanthropic arm of InterGlobe Enterprises.
The objective is to set the tone for conversations and partnerships around the preservation of both tangible and intangible heritage. The campaign kicked off November 2022 in Delhi, followed by heritage walks in Prayagraj and Bhubaneswar.
The walk was led by Mary Therese Kurkalang and accompanied by Anees Ailynti Noronha, IndiGo senior leadership, staff members, members of local community and government officials. The walk explored iconic landmarks such as Dylan’s Café, St Edmund’s Church, Laitumkhrah Market, Don Bosco Square, the Catholic Cathedral, Ward’s Lake and concluded at Pinewood Hotel.
Speaking at the occasion, IndiGo Chief Executive Officer, Pieter Elbers said, “We are proud to connect Shillong with the rest of the country and overseas with 18 weekly flights. This heritage walk is an extension of our love for Shillong’s rich heritage and is a small effort towards helping in its preservation. Our unparalleled route network in India connects people and places, and we will continue to demonstrate our commitment to responsible practices and giving back to the community we serve, all while enhancing accessibility to these architectural marvels.”
InterGlobe Foundation Chairperson Rohini Bhatia said the foundation is is proud to be part of the campaign and showcase the unique character of Shillong.
“The campaign aims to raise awareness about the importance of cultural preservation and promote sustainable tourism. InterGlobe Foundation is committed to fostering sustainable livelihoods, conserving the environment, and preserving the cultural heritage of our nation for future generations.”
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