Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer on Monday chaired a meeting of all Deputy Commissioners, Director Tourism and other officers of tourism department to review the tourism Development projects and plans prepared for promoting the tourism sector and identifying new, unexplored tourist spots in districts of the Division.
The Deputy Commissioners gave detailed powerpoint presentations on the identified locations/ tourist destinations and the future plans (short term, long term) prepared for exploring new tourist attractions in their respective districts.
The DCs also apprised about the plan prepared for starting activities in the identified areas including trekking, camping, Eco tourism, adventure tourism etc.
The Div Com observed that the Division is bestowed with abundant natural beauty and breathtaking landscapes. He asked the officers of the tourism department to develop new tourist circuits across the division, lay special focus on adventure tourism, trekking activities, pilgrimage sites, water sports, Eco tourism and other popular ventures.
The Div Com directed DCs and Tourism department to develop all the requisite tourism facilities at all the identified sites to attract the tourists to these less explored destinations.
Pertinently, the Office of the Lieutenant Governor has directed the DCs and Tourism Department to prepare a comprehensive future plan of each district for promoting the tourism sector in J&K by identifying new, unexplored tourist spots for providing a unique experience to tourists and increasing their footfall.
The Div Com directed the DCs to resolve all the issues of identification of land/ transfer of land for development of required infrastructure like accommodation, toilet facilities etc on priority.