All- spherical advancement of J&K a significant objective of GoI: Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee

All- spherical advancement of J&K a significant objective of GoI: Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee

Srinagar january 21 (KNS) : In a 1st of its type check out just after the Covid-19 outbreak, a delegation on Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transportation, Tourism and Culture held a assembly with stakeholders to overview and analyze the status of Highways/Condition Highways, likely and advertising of Tourism sector and preservation of archaeological and heritage web pages in Jammu and Kashmir below nowadays.

As for each the statement issued to KNS, The Committee led by its Chairman, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha T.G Venkatesh held  threadbare discussion on the improvement of Highway, Railway and Air Connectivity in the course of the conference.

Talking on the situation, Chairman explained that the all-spherical enhancement of UT is a major aim of Federal government of India. He claimed the Committee is on a stop by to recognize the complications of inhabitants of J&K to solve them.

He reported that the committee is here to listen to the stakeholders about constraints precisely currently being faced by them in these sectors like road transport and what measures are required to be taken to make certain that the highways in J&K match international very best expectations and street safety actions getting taken in J&K.

The Chairman also reported that the Committee shall also consider stock of the marketing of Tourism sector vis-à-vis tapping domestic tourism, advertising of rural and journey tourism, resort infrastructure and enhancement of highways for better highway transport connectivity.

Throughout the assembly a variety of reps from tour,  vacation and hospitality sector representing KCCI, Hotelier Club, TAAK, Activity, PILTOF, HBOA, CTT, AKTO,  NTTA, HSG and DTOAK lifted various  challenges linked to better connectivity and marketing of Tourism sector.

Demanding superior highway connectivity, the stakeholders apprised the committee about the problems  faced  by people due to frequent suspension of equally road and air connectivity specifically closure of Srinagar- Jammu Highway for the duration of the winter months.

A range of  concerns and demands had been lifted by the stakeholders to the Committee  like  repeated closure of Srinagar- Jammu highway, revival and renovation of houseboats, uninterrupted ability offer to hotels, economical deals for artisans, climbing unemployment graph  owing to adversely afflicted tourism sector, will need for cap on airfare, educate connectivity, promotion of tourist locations, round the clock working of Srinagar Intercontinental Airport, superior facilities at airport, lifting of travel advisories, cultural and experience sports activities, clinical tourism marketing, preservation of cultural and heritage, improvement in central authorities resources, revival and restoration of lakes and other water bodies and superior road connectivity across all vacationer places.

The committee associates assured that all the legitimate difficulties shall be taken at proper level for resolution.

The committee also held a conference with officers of Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Authorities of India, ASI and UT Govt on advertising and preservation of Archaeological web pages and artefacts in J&K and worried officers briefed the delegation on steps taken for promotion of archaeological web sites, monuments, and artefacts as a result of a ability level presentation.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee, presently on 3 working day visit to Kashmir is led by Chairman of the Committee T.G Venkatesh and other MPs of the delegation on go to to Srinagar contain 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 Workplace and Dr Farooq Abdullah MP Srinagar also attended the conference. In addition to, 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 existing on the event. The conference was also joined by senior officers of the UT Administration as a result of video conferencing arranged by NIC Srinagar (KNS).