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J&K Governor Advisor: Promoting ecotourism can help tourism industry thrive

Jammu and Kashmir’s Advisor to the Governor, Khursheed Ganai said the state’s tourism industry will thrive if it is promoted as an eco-tourism destination. Ganai also urged the youth in protecting the environment and conserving natural resources of the state. According to an official spokesperson, the advisor was speaking at the inauguration ceremony of third […]

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J&K government bans use of polythene at tourism hot-spots

In a move to conserve the nature and to promote green and sustainable tourism, the Jammu and Kashmir Government has declared tourist hotspots and resorts in Ladakh and Kashmir as no polythene zones. The government also banned the use of non-biodegradable plastic at the tourist hot-spots. Mehmood Shah, Director, Kashmir Tourism, said, “In order to […]

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J&K government working to develop its biggest ever ecological park

The Jammu and Kashmir government is gearing to set up a first-of-its-kind ecological park along a riverbed in the foothills of Pir Panjal ranges in Rajouri district with an aim to boost tourism in the area. The park being developed on Koteranka area will be a one stop destination for eco-tourism, children excursions, study tours, […]

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J&K organises roadshow highlighting Kargil as an upcoming destination

Jammu & Kashmir Tourism in collaboration with Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Kargil took a mega initiative to promote ‘Ladakh’s Best Kept Secret’ i.e. Kargil as an upcoming tourism destination during OTM Mumbai 2017. The roadshow was organised at the Hyatt Regency Mumbai on February 22, 2017 and attended by several dignitaries, 30 members […]

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J&K government to develop new tourist destinations in the state

Kiranmay Nanda, MP, headed the members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Tourism, Transport and Culture and called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti (who also holds the charge of the Tourism portfolio) to discuss issues pertaining to the development of modern tourism infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir. Navin Kumar Choudhary, Principal Secretary to Chief […]

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J&K takes steps to boost tourism, attract high-end visitors

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah announced that initiatives have been taken to develop the tourism in the region and make it more attractive for the investors. “Pilgrim, adventure, sport and other related tourism is being encouraged to develop along with the growth of conventional tourism,” he said.  He further added that steps are […]

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J&K prepares to smoothly conduct Amarnath Yatra 2014

N N Vohra, Governor, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) urged that adequate and time bound actions should be taken on all fronts to ensure smooth conduct of the upcoming Amarnath Yatra. “There is a need for ensuring time bound action on all fronts to ensure the smooth conduct of Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2014,” Vohra said. The […]

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