All-round enhancement of J&K a big aim of GoI: Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee

All-round enhancement of J&K a big aim of GoI: Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee

Parliamentary Committee retains meeting with stakeholders on advertising of Transport, Tourism, Tradition
SRINAGAR: In a to start with of its type stop by soon after the Covid-19 outbreak, a delegation on Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Tradition held a assembly with stakeholders to review and analyze the position of Highways/Condition Highways, probable and advertising of Tourism sector and preservation of archaeological and heritage websites in Jammu and Kashmir below now.
The Committee led by its Chairman, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha T.G Venkatesh held threadbare dialogue on the improvement of Highway, Railway and Air Connectivity in the course of the meeting.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairman reported that the all-spherical enhancement of UT is a important aim of Authorities of India. He mentioned the Committee is on a pay a visit to to comprehend the difficulties of inhabitants of J&K to solve them.
He said that the committee is in this article to pay attention to the stakeholders about constraints specifically staying confronted by them in these sectors like street transport and what measures are desired to be taken to make sure that the highways in J&K match international best expectations and road basic safety steps staying taken in J&K.
The Chairman also said that the Committee shall also take inventory of the promotion of Tourism sector vis-à-vis tapping domestic tourism, advertising of rural and journey tourism, hotel infrastructure and development of highways for much better road transportation connectivity.
For the duration of the meeting numerous representatives from tour, travel and hospitality sector representing KCCI, Hotelier Club, TAAK, Process, PILTOF, HBOA, CTT, AKTO, NTTA, HSG and DTOAK lifted many issues related to greater connectivity and promotion of Tourism sector.
Demanding far better highway connectivity, the stakeholders apprised the committee about the complications faced by men and women due to recurrent suspension of the two road and air connectivity particularly closure of Srinagar- Jammu Freeway in the course of the winter months.
A number of concerns and calls for were being lifted by the stakeholders to the Committee like regular closure of Srinagar- Jammu highway, revival and renovation of houseboats, uninterrupted electrical power source to hotels, monetary deals for artisans, increasing unemployment graph thanks to adversely afflicted tourism sector, have to have for cap on airfare, prepare connectivity, marketing of tourist locations, round the clock performing of Srinagar International Airport, greater facilities at airport, lifting of journey advisories, cultural and adventure athletics, healthcare tourism promotion, preservation of cultural and heritage, enhancement in central federal government resources, revival and restoration of lakes and other drinking water bodies and superior road connectivity across all tourist destinations.
The committee users certain that all the legitimate difficulties shall be taken at acceptable stage for resolution.
The committee also held a assembly with officials of Ministry of Tradition and Tourism, Government of India, ASI and UT Authorities on marketing and preservation of Archaeological web sites and artefacts in J&K and anxious officers briefed the delegation on actions taken for advertising of archaeological websites, monuments, and artefacts via a power position presentation.
The Parliamentary Standing Committee, presently on three day pay a visit to to Kashmir is led by Chairman of the Committee T.G Venkatesh and other MPs of the delegation on take a look at to Srinagar involve Prassana Acharya, Vinay Dinn Tendulkar, Margani Bharat, Rahul Kaswan, Ramesh Chandra Majhi, Chhedi Paswan, Kamlesh Paswan, Sunil Kumar Pintu, Tirath Singh Rawat, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Ramdas Chandrabhanji Tadas and Krupal Balaji.
Dr Jitendra Singh, Union MoS Key Minister’s Office and Dr Farooq Abdullah MP Srinagar also attended the meeting. Moreover, senior officers from Ministry of Tourism Govt of India, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir P. K Pole, Secretary Tourism J&K Sarmad Hafeez,, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Shahid Iqbal, Director Tourism, Director Archives & Archaeology, CGM NHAI, GM NHAI, ADG MoRTH and other senior officers have been also existing on the occasion. The conference was also joined by senior officers of the UT Administration by video clip conferencing arranged by NIC Srinagar.