Shri Shankersinh Vagehla was appointed as Chairman of Indian Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC). ITDC came into existence in October 1966 and has been the prime mover in the progressive development, promotion and expansion of tourism in the country.
Under leadership of Shri Shankersinh Vaghela, ITDC took an impressive increase in growth chart. The Corporation is running hotels, restaurants at various places for tourists, besides providing transport facilities. In addition, the Corporation is engaged in production, distribution and sale of tourist publicity literature and providing entertainment and duty free shopping facilities to the tourists. The Corporation has diversified into new avenues/innovative services like Full-Fledged Money Changer (FFMC) services, engineering related consultancy services etc.