Union Tourism Secy, MLA Kishtwar call on Governor

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Oct 12: Parvez Dewan, Union Tourism Secretary, called on  N N Vohra, Governor, at Raj Bhavan here this afternoon.
During their meeting, the Governor and the Union Tourism Secretary discussed a range of issues relating to the promotion of well planned tourism in Jammu and Kashmir which has vast potential for generating employment and contributing to the economic development of the State.
The Governor urged Mr Dewan to consider regular visits to the State to particularly encourage and assist initiatives which lead to the emergence of aesthetic concepts, architectural designs which are harmonious with the natural land and mountain scapes and protection of the environment.
Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo, MLA, Kishtwar also  called on Mr Vohra and presented to him development-oriented demands of the area.
Among the issues raised by Mr  Kichloo with the Governor is the setting up of Shri Chandi Mata Machail Yatra Shrine Board on the pattern of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, with a view to creating required infrastructure and arrangements to facilitate the increasing number of pilgrims, provision of employment for local youth in the upcoming Hydroelectric Power Projects in the area and launching of special recruitment drives for the youth of far-flung areas of Paddar, Nagseni, Dachhan, Marwah, Warwan and Chhatroo in the State police and Central para-military forces.
Mr  Kichloo invited the Governor to be the chief guest at the Annual Day function of the Islamia Faridiya Educational and Research Institute, Kishtwar, being celebrated on November 10 & 11, 2012.


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