Winter tourism

Winter tourism


As most of the tourist destinations in Kashmir valley have remained open during the winters, a lot of tourists have visited these places. With the arrival of tourists during the winter season, the people connected with this trade are happy and want more measures to be taken by the government for the success of winter tourism.

Recently Advisor to LG visited Gulmarg and told the officers in a review meeting that the approach of the Government is to promote tourism at full scale and therefore we should utilise this opportunity for exploiting and boosting the tourism potential of our UT.

While reviewing other aspects related to the event, the Advisor exhorted upon the officers that all necessary arrangements like accommodation, lodging and other facilities for the players should be put in place well in advance to avoid any last minute rush. He directed the officers to establish a Joint Control Room manned by the senior officials for any kind of exigency during the event

During the meeting, accommodation for participants, traffic management, identification of additional parking slots, snow clearance, security, transport facilities, media coverage, maintenance of slops, electricity, water, health care facilities and other related issues were also discussed in detail.

The meeting was informed that both national and local sports persons and athletes are participating in the event. It was announced that this year around 2000 athletes from different parts of the country will converge on the snow-bound slopes of Gulmarg during the event to compete in different categories of sports.


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