Rudraksha Conference Centre
The World Temples Conference and Expo (ITCX) will be held at the Rudraksha Conference Centre in Varanasi from July 22 to 24.
Developed by Temple Connect (India), it’s miles the realm’s first event fully dedicated to the management of temples all around the globe and can focal level on nurturing and empowering the administration, management and operations of temple ecosystems.
Conceptualised by Giresh Kulkarni, Founding father of Temple Connect (platform dedicated to the documentation, digitalisation and distribution of recordsdata linked to temples of Indian initiating), alongside with Prasad Lad (Chairman, World Temples Conference & Expo 2023 and Member Of Maharashtra Legislative Council), and Indicate Director & Co-Curator Meghaa Ghosh — this three-day event carves a function without spending a dime-flowing alternate of concepts, studying and important perception amongst esteem-minded dignitaries who are at the helm of temple management, in say to identify, enable and promote most effective practices for temple management teams worldwide.
It’s supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Authorities of India, below the “Incredible India” initiative.
ITCX objectives to initiating and nurture an ecosystem for networking, data sharing, and scrutinize studying that will pan out by plot of expert seminars, workshops and grasp classes on reasonably loads of matters.
These encompass temple safety, security and surveillance, fund management, catastrophe management, sanitisation, and hygiene to boot to optimal use of newest-age skills esteem synthetic intelligence (AI) for defense in opposition to cyberattacks and social media management to foster a solid and linked temple community.
The event will moreover contact upon subjects esteem crowd and queue management, solid waste management, and infrastructure enhancement below the umbrella of pilgrim skills.
The event is by invitation most effective and designed for temples and temple trusts of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism in its first season.
Representatives from Jain Dharamshalas, leading devotional charities, Associations in the Hindu Temples of the UK, ISKCON temples, Anna Kshetra Managements, Purohit Mahasangha of assorted pilgrim locations, and Pilgrimage Promotion Boards will take part in this meet.
Additionally, the convention serves as a platform to learn about various cultures, traditions, and arts and crafts of temples from all around the realm while moreover celebrating India’s rich temple heritage.
Mohan Bhagwat (Sarsanghchalak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) will initiating the convention. Prominent attendees at the event will encompass temple trustees, participants of temple boards and trusts, alongside with visionaries similar to the Prince of Travancore (Padmanabhaswamy Temple), Rohan A. Khaunte (Minister for Tourism, Data Technology, Electronics and Dialog, and Printing & Stationery, Goa), Dharma Reddy (Executive Officer — Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams), amongst many others.
Key conversations spherical green energy, archaeological architecture, langar (community kitchen) management, illumination of lights for temples, etc., will moreover be addressed.
The road-up involves Tirupathi Balaji Temple consultants who will part data on their flawless queue management system and charity/social organisations that neat and preserve ghats in Varanasi. Giresh Kulkarni will lead a session on temple economics and its expanded function in tourism that would possibly perhaps perhaps perhaps enhance the native economy and promote a vacation living.
Other talks and classes on linked matters will be held by delegates of Kashi Vishwanath Mandir, Mahakaal Jyotirling, Ayodhya Ram Mandir, Patna Saheb Gurudwara, Chidambaram Temple, and Virupaksha Temple, Hampi.
The event is moreover supported by the Antodaya Pratishthan that largely works in the function of CSR in the function of sustainability, hygiene, health and community service in a tall technique in Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra.