All-round enhancement of J&K a key purpose of GoI: Parliamentary Standing Committee

Srinagar, Jan 21 (UNI) A delegation on Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Tradition on Thursday stated that all-spherical advancement of J&K is a main purpose of the centre.

An formal spokesperson stated that a delegation on Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transportation, Tourism and Lifestyle held conference with stakeholders to assessment and study the status of Highways/Point out Highways, probable and promotion of Tourism sector and preservation of archaeological and heritage internet sites in Jammu and Kashmir here nowadays.

‘The Committee led by its Chairman, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha TG Venkatesh held threadbare dialogue on the enhancement of Highway, Railway and Air Connectivity all through the conference,’ he mentioned.

Talking on the situation, the Chairman claimed that the all-round enhancement of UT is a significant purpose of the Union Governing administration. He said the Committee is on a go to to understand the troubles of people of J&K to resolve them.

He reported that the committee is in this article to listen to the stakeholders about constraints specifically staying confronted by them in these sectors like road transport and what steps are needed to be taken to make sure that the highways in J&K match intercontinental ideal benchmarks and highway security measures getting taken in J&K.

The Chairman also mentioned that the Committee shall also acquire stock of the promotion of Tourism sector vis-à-vis tapping domestic tourism, marketing of rural and experience tourism, hotel infrastructure and development of highways for improved road transportation connectivity.

During the meeting several representatives from tour, vacation and hospitality sector representing KCCI, Hotelier Club, TAAK, Undertaking, PILTOF, HBOA, CTT, AKTO, NTTA, HSG and DTOAK lifted several problems connected to superior connectivity and marketing of Tourism sector.

Demanding far better road connectivity, the stakeholders apprised the committee about the problems faced by persons thanks to recurrent suspension of both of those road and air connectivity significantly closure of Srinagar- Jammu Highway all through the wintertime months.

A number of challenges and requires ended up raised by the stakeholders to the Committee like recurrent closure of Srinagar- Jammu freeway, revival and renovation of houseboats, uninterrupted ability source to inns, economic deals for artisans, soaring unemployment graph thanks to adversely influenced tourism sector, need for cap on airfare, train connectivity, advertising of vacationer locations, spherical the clock working of Srinagar International Airport, superior facilities at airport, lifting of journey advisories, cultural and journey athletics, medical tourism marketing, preservation of cultural and heritage, enhancement in central governing administration funds, revival and restoration of lakes and other drinking water bodies and greater road connectivity throughout all tourist locations.

The committee customers assured that all the authentic concerns shall be taken at suitable degree for resolution.

The committee also held a assembly with officers of Ministry of Lifestyle and Tourism, Authorities of India, ASI and UT Government on marketing and preservation of Archaeological sites and artefacts in J&K and worried officers briefed the delegation on actions taken for marketing of archaeological internet sites, monuments, and artefacts as a result of a ability stage presentation.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee, presently on 3 working day check out to Kashmir is led by Chairman of the Committee T.G Venkatesh and other MPs of the delegation on visit to Srinagar include things like 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 Primary Minister’s Business and Dr Farooq Abdullah MP Srinagar also attended the conference. Other than, 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 ended up also current on the event. The assembly was also joined by senior officers of the UT Administration as a result of video conferencing arranged by NIC Srinagar.

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