Government of Jammu and Kashmir is trying to introduce new forms of tourism like Eco tourism in the hilly areas to make the economic lives of people better.
Recently Union MoS, Visited Bandipora, stressed on Eco tourism promotion and Eco Clubs.
As part of the Union Government’s Public Outreach Programme, Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Friday visited Bandipora to review the ground level implementation of Government Schemes.
During his visit Ashwini Kumar Choubey visited Wullar vantage park to take first hand appraisal of wullar conservation works.
He was accompanied by Principal Secretary Forest, Dheeraj Gupta, PCCF Roshan Jaggi, APCCF T Rabi Kumar, Conservator of Forest North Circle Irfan Rasool Wani, Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr. Owais Ahmed, SSP Bandipora Lakshay Sharma and other officers from forest Department and District Administration.
During the inspection of Stalls installed by various departments at wullar vantage the Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr. Owais Ahmed apprised the Minister about the progress of various centrally sponsored schemes.
The minister on the occasion handed over sanction letters of welfare schemes among the beneficiaries of various Departments including Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry, Industries, Social Welfare. The minister also distributed books among students and ABPMJAY cards among beneficiaries of the Health Department.