Goa has been awarded the `Best State for Beach and Culture Tourism 2013` by Safari India Magazine that has a presence in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and South East Asia.
Its has been promoting several local festivals such as Shigmo, Bonderam, San Joao etc to showcase its culture to the world. In order to develop its coastline, Goa Tourism is working towards making beaches cleaner, safer and more beautiful.
The Government of Goa recently approved a proposal to develop the infrastructure of Baga and Calangute beaches which are most frequented by tourists.
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