The highlights of the mega event are the Republic Day Parade tableaux, dynamic cultural performances by the Zonal Cultural Centres and engaging presentations by cultural troupes from various States and Union Territories, food stall representing all the States and UTs, handicraft and handloom display and enthusiastic performances by the Armed Forces Band. The event is open to the public and entry is free.
This year the Parv has participation from 26 Central Ministries and Departments showcasing citizen-centric schemes and government initiatives such as Mission Life, One District One Product, Viksit Bharat, Nari Shakti, Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat. An experiential zone through the latest technology has also been set up to promote Dekho Apna Desh. Additionally, the event will feature a Food Court with stalls offering delectable delicacies representing the diverse culinary traditions of different states and UTs in India. To enhance the cultural experience, a Pan-India Crafts Bazaar will be set up, featuring handicraft and handloom stalls, adding to the richness and vibrancy of the overall showcase. Thematic Pavilions of more than 30 States/UTs have also been set up to showcase diverse tourist attractions of the country. Cultural performances by various Delhi-based regional cultural associations will also be organized. Parva is also promoting Vocal for Local by way of local artisans across the country participating in this by displaying and selling their products.
The event will be organised from January 23 to 31, 2024.
Given the event’s popularity, this year it has been extended to 9 days instead of 6 days. The day-wise schedule of the event will be as shown in the table-
The nine-day event will have the following major components:
Regional Cuisine Display and Sale
Stalls by State govt.
Stalls by IHMs
Stalls by Food Vendors
Food Demonstrations (live counters)
Live Cooking Demonstrations by Students of IHM and the Indian Culinary Institute
Handicraft & Handloom
Stalls by DC, Handloom
Stalls by State Governments UTs
Stalls by KVIC, TRIFED
Culture & Heritage
Performance by States/UTs
Display of Tableaux
Armed Forces Band Performance
Achievements & Flagship Programme of Central Government Ministries and Organizations
Involvement of Tourism Yuva Tourism Club, School/College