Staff Reporter

PUDUCHERRY: To mark the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, the Department of Tourism is conducting a host of events.

A coin exhibition, in association with the Pondicherry Numismatic Society, will be between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Jayarani Government High School on Lal Bahadur Shastri Street, on September 27 and 28. Entry is free. The traffic police will go through a capacity building programme, to emphasise the importance of courteous behaviour and guidance towards tourists.

A heritage show and heritage walk is scheduled to be held for students from the peripheral schools of Puducherry, in order to create awareness on preservation of heritage among the young generation. On that day, various cultural events, are scheduled to be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Gandhi Thidal on Beach Road.