Tourism gets fillip with Golf course , Raghunath Bazaar beautification
JAMMU, OCTOBER 12– Working towards actualizing the commitment of the Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to promote Jammu as an independent tourist destination and plans to bring the region’s Dogra heritage into focus the department of Tourism is implementing envisaged projects under the sector and ensure their timely completion.
As per the spokesperson of Tourism department the government has started number of tourist projects like Rope way, Mubarak Mandi Heritage Complex, beautification of Raghunath Market, Sidhra Golf course, Border Tourism, Rural Tourism and many other ambitions tourism projects which will remove the apprehensions of the stakeholders regarding low turn tourists in Jammu and decline in trade activities after direct rail link to Katra, the base camp of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra.
“Situated on the bank of river Tawi this Golf Course will definitely attracts the people and will lure the tourist in the state”, R.K Verma director Tourism said.
Mr Verma also informed that Raghunath Bazar beautification project envisages to give the market a new look and showcase it as a local heritage. He said that works are on installation of modular electric poles, traditional water points, upgradation of pavements and other modifications. He said that looking at the results it has been proposed to extend this beautification project to Kanak mandi and Vinayak bazar which would be developed as a heritage circuit.