Dir tourism inspects progress of developmental projects at Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama


SRINAGAR: Director Tourism Kashmir, Nisar Ahmad Wani on Monday toured Anantnag, Kulgam and Pulwama to inspect and to take stock of various developmental projects and wayside facilities.
The director inspected under-construction cafeteria at Pampore, Jhelum View Tourist Cafeteria at Awantipora and landscaping at Ziyarat Syed Hassan Mantaqi at Awantipora, an official handout read.
Dir Tourism also inspected the progress of tourist reception centre, tourist facilitation centre and community center under construction on National Highway at Harang in Anantnag besides Main Yatri Transit Camp at Walnut Factory at Lagdora, Qazigund and Tourist Office at Qazigund main market.
He instructed the officers to complete the works at the Yatri Transit for pilgrims of the Amarnath Yatra by 15th June 2019 before the commencement of Yatra, the handout read.
He also visited the site of “Gateway of Kashmir” to be constructed at Cheki Vangund, at Qazigund, inspected the development of landscape works at Dargah Aaliyah Hazrat Syed Noor Shah Sahab Bagdadi at Waltengu Kund in Kulgam, besides construction of 10 roomed Dak Bungalow accommodation at Verinag tourist resort.
During his tour, the director also inspected various spots on the national highway and enroute tourist resorts for the construction of the bio-toilets for the use of the general public and tourists.
He instructed the officers to ensure that proper signage was put in place at least 3 km ahead of the toilet facilities. “These mobile toilets shall be operational 24×7 with sufficient manpower for cleanliness/maintenance,” it read.
During the course of the inspection, the tourism director was apprised about the progress of these developmental works.
He directed the officers to work with zeal and zest and to complete the works in a time bound manner so as to create better facilities for the tourists in the upcoming tourists, the handout added.

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