The five-day PanchMahotsav is being held by the government in Panchmahalto promote tourism in the state. Cultural evenings are also being held as a part of the festival.
Each year the organizing committee of Panchmahotsav also conducts a forum where the developments plans for the Panchmahal district are discussed. This time, the forum was organized on the eve of 31st December the students from VDA who researched and studied Pavagadh as an Urban Study Project for their Design Studio were invited to display their research work and model.
The students went early morning with the model and other related exhibits, constructed a Geodesic Dome which became the exhibition space for portraying the work. The display was very much appreciated by the Collector and his colleagues.
In the festival, a sketching competition was also organized where students from first year took part. The intention behind this competition was to capture the historic architecture of the place in the sketches of the youngsters and develop a sense of relevance regarding the same.