Parliamentary panel satisfies Transportation, Tourism, Society stakeholders

In a 1st of its form stop by right after the Covid-19 outbreak, a delegation on Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Society held a meeting with stakeholders to critique and look at the standing of Highways/State Highways, potential and marketing of Tourism sector and preservation of archaeological and heritage web pages in Jammu and Kashmir in this article currently.

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

Speaking on the event, Chairman claimed that the all-spherical improvement of UT is a big goal of Govt of India. He said the Committee is on a go to to understand the complications of citizens of J&K to solve them.

He claimed that the committee is right here to listen to the stakeholders about constraints specially being confronted by them in these sectors like street transport and what steps are necessary to be taken to guarantee that the highways in J&K match global very best specifications and highway basic safety steps staying taken in J&K.

The Chairman also mentioned that the Committee shall also choose stock of the marketing of Tourism sector vis-à-vis tapping domestic tourism, advertising of rural and experience tourism, lodge infrastructure and progress of highways for far better street transport connectivity.

Through the assembly several reps from tour,  travel and hospitality sector symbolizing KCCI, Hotelier Club, TAAK, Undertaking, PILTOF, HBOA, CTT, AKTO,  NTTA, HSG and DTOAK raised various difficulties connected to much better connectivity and advertising of Tourism sector.

Demanding superior road connectivity, the stakeholders apprised the committee about the problems faced by folks owing to recurrent suspension of both equally road and air connectivity specifically closure of Srinagar- Jammu Highway for the duration of the winter season months.

A variety of troubles and demands were lifted by the stakeholders to the Committee like regular closure of Srinagar-Jammu freeway, revival and renovation of houseboats, uninterrupted electrical power source to accommodations, fiscal packages for artisans, climbing unemployment graph because of to adversely affected tourism sector, want for cap on airfare, coach connectivity, advertising of vacationer locations, spherical the clock operating of Srinagar Worldwide Airport, much better facilities at airport, lifting of vacation advisories, cultural and adventure sports activities, professional medical tourism marketing, preservation of cultural and heritage, improvement in central federal government cash, revival and restoration of lakes and other h2o bodies and much better highway connectivity across all tourist places.

The committee members certain that all the legitimate difficulties shall be taken at ideal degree for resolution.

The committee also held a meeting with officers of Ministry of Lifestyle and Tourism, Authorities of India, ASI and UT Govt on marketing and preservation of Archaeological websites and artefacts in J&K and anxious officers briefed the delegation on actions taken for marketing of archaeological websites, monuments, and artefacts through a ability point presentation.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee, presently on a few day pay a visit to 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 consist of 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 Place of work 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 had been also existing on the celebration. The assembly was also joined by senior officers of the UT Administration through online video conferencing arranged by NIC Srinagar.