Committee to Provide a Receptive Framework for Pilgrims
「受入態勢の整備」部会

Committee to Provide a Receptive Framework for Pilgrims

Committee Members

Economic Organizations, NPO and Other Organizations.

Shikoku Economic Federation, NPO Network for Shikoku Henro Pilgrimage and Hospitality, The Shikoku 88-Temple Pilgrimage Hut Project, NPO Tokushima’s One Step Club Cram School, NPO Loop 88 Shikoku, “The Culture of the Shikoku Pilgrimage Route” World Heritage Promotional Counsel, The Kochi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Women's Club, The Kagawa Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Women’s Club, The Shikoku Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Junior Chamber International Japan Shikoku District Council (Public Corp.), The Ehime Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Women’s Club, The Shikoku District Shinkin Bank Association (Corp.), Licensed Pilgrim Guide Association, Kamodani Pilgrimage Route Association, The Tokushima Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Women’s Club

Prefectures and Municipalities

Four Prefectures & Fifty-Eight Municipalities Pertaining to Shikoku

State Institutions

Shikoku Bureau of Telecommunications, Chugoku-Shikoku Regional Agricultural Administration Office, Shikoku Regional Forest Office, Shikoku Bureau of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Shikoku Regional Development Bureau, Shikoku Transport & Tourism Bureau, Geospatial Information Authority of Japan – Shikoku Regional Survey Department, Chugoku-Shikoku Regional Environment Office – Takamatsu Office

Established

July 20th, 2011

Purpose

While coordinating with affiliated organizations, we are working to preserve and maintain the pilgrimage route, the area surrounding the temples, and the landscape. Based on reports of related measures undertaken by other relevant organizations within Japan, we are taking concrete steps towards urban and regional development that utilizes the pilgrimage to its best advantage in the prefectures and municipalities of Shikoku.

Committee Chairman and Vice Chairman

Committee Chairman: Shikoku Regional Development Bureau Director General Hideki Hirai

Committee Vice Chairman: Shikoku Economic Federation – Executive Director Shunsuke Ishihara

NPO Network for Shikoku Henro Pilgrimage and Hospitality – Chairman of the Board Kiyohiro Matsuda (Shikoku Railway Company Corporate Adviser)