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

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

In a initial of its type stop by soon after the Covid-19 outbreak, a delegation on Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Tradition held a conference with stakeholders to critique and take a look at the position of Highways/State Highways, potential and advertising of Tourism sector and preservation of archaeological and heritage web-sites in Jammu and Kashmir listed here nowadays.

The Committee led by its Chairman, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha T.G Venkatesh held  threadbare dialogue on the enhancement of Road, Railway and Air Connectivity during the meeting.

Speaking on the situation, Chairman mentioned that the all-round progress of UT is a significant purpose of Government of India. He mentioned the Committee is on a pay a visit to to understand the difficulties of citizens of J&K to solve them.

He explained that the committee is here to listen to the stakeholders about constraints specifically staying confronted by them in these sectors like highway transportation and what actions are essential to be taken to assure that the highways in J&K match global very best criteria and street basic safety steps remaining taken in J&K.

The Chairman also said that the Committee shall also get stock of the advertising of Tourism sector vis-à-vis tapping domestic tourism, advertising of rural and experience tourism, lodge infrastructure and development of highways for greater road transport connectivity.

All through the assembly numerous representatives from tour,  journey and hospitality sector representing KCCI, Hotelier Club, TAAK, Process, PILTOF, HBOA, CTT, AKTO,  NTTA, HSG and DTOAK elevated various  difficulties related to better connectivity and promotion of Tourism sector.

Demanding better highway connectivity, the stakeholders apprised the committee about the problems  faced  by persons due to regular suspension of both equally street and air connectivity especially closure of Srinagar- Jammu Freeway throughout the wintertime months.

A variety of  troubles and needs were being lifted by the stakeholders to the Committee  like  repeated closure of Srinagar- Jammu freeway, revival and renovation of houseboats, uninterrupted electric power offer to hotels, money offers for artisans, growing unemployment graph  owing to adversely impacted tourism sector, need to have for cap on airfare, train connectivity, advertising of tourist locations, round the clock working of Srinagar Worldwide Airport, much better facilities at airport, lifting of travel advisories, cultural and adventure sports activities, health-related tourism marketing, preservation of cultural and heritage, enhancement in central federal government money, revival and restoration of lakes and other water bodies and far better road connectivity throughout all vacationer locations.

The committee associates certain that all the authentic challenges shall be taken at correct amount for resolution.

The committee also held a meeting with officials of Ministry of Society and Tourism, Governing administration of India, ASI and UT Authorities on advertising and preservation of Archaeological web-sites and artefacts in J&K and worried officers briefed the delegation on measures taken for promotion of archaeological web sites, monuments, and artefacts by way of a electric power stage presentation.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee, presently on 3 day visit to Kashmir is led by Chairman of the Committee T.G Venkatesh and other MPs of the delegation on pay a visit to to Srinagar incorporate 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 Prime Minister’s Business office and Dr Farooq Abdullah MP Srinagar also attended the meeting. 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 were also present on the celebration. The conference was also joined by senior officers of the UT Administration by way of video clip conferencing organized by NIC Srinagar.