Winter Tourism

Winter Tourism

Early snowfall in Gulmarg has activated all limbs of administration to explore the preparations for winter tourism.

Recently Secretary Tourism reviewed preparedness for Winter Tourism activities at Gulmarg. He asked officers to explore every possibility to ensure joyful memories of tourists.

He chaired a meeting of all concerned departments to review preparedness for Winter Tourism and various other related activities at the famous tourist resort Gulmarg.

Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar; Managing Director, J&K Tourist Development Corporation, Minga Sherpa; Director Tourism Kashmir, Raja Yaqoob Farooq; Chief Engineer PDD, Javid Yousuf Dar; Chief Engineer PW(R&B), Rafiq Ahmad Rafiq; Chief Engineer MED Kashmir besides other concerned officers were present in the meeting.

Deputy Commissioner gave an overview of winter arrangements being finalized by the district administration for smooth conduct of winter tourism in Gulmarg. She informed about the snow clearance plan and road connectivity, drinking water supply, homologation of slopes, signage at the destination, snow safety, working of ski patrols and rescue teams, medical facilities being put in place at the destination.

While reviewing the winter preparedness of all departments including JKTDC, Gulmarg Development Authority and Cable Car Corporation, Youth Services & Sports, PDD, R&B, Jal Shakti and other concerned departments, Secretary Tourism stressed upon the officers to make sure adequate arrangements are in place during the event for convenience of tourists.

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