Navin Chowdhary inspects Cable Car Project at Patnitop

JAMMU: Principal Secretary, Industries, Commerce and Tourism Department, Navin K. Choudhary, today inspected Cable Car Project at Patnitop to be inaugurated soon by Governor, Satya Pal Malik.

Appreciating the State of Art Cable Car Project built with latest technology by the ESPPL through POMA (France), Choudhary said that the Project will not only attract the tourists but also increase the economy of the area tremendously. He stressed the need of creating more accommodations for the tourists in the area.

He directed the Director Tourism Jammu, Deepka K. Sharma to work out on starting of at least two dedicated buses to Patnitop, one each from Jammu and Katra.

He directed the Chief Executive Officer, Patnitop Development Authority, Pran Singh to explore tracking routs in the area to attract more and more tourists. He asked to make an inventory of all the accommodations of the department for its early outsourcing to generate more revenue.

While inspecting the Food Court Land to be built at 25 Kanal of land, he directed the General Manager Industries, Suram Chand Sharma to get timely formulation of DPRs for early start of work.

Later, the Principal Secretary inspected the work of International Yoga Centre being built at Mantalai at an estimated cost of Rs. 86.27 lakh. He directed the executing agency to complete the project within the fixed time frame.

He directed the CEO, Patnitop Development Authority to work out additional requirements of the project including creation of staff to make the International Yoga Centre functional.

Besides, Assistant Director Tourism, Ambika Walli other functionaries of the Tourism and Industries Department were present on the occasion.

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