Advisor Baseer Khan reviews progress of tourism projects under PMDP
SRINAGAR : Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today held a meeting to review the progress of various projects of the tourism department under Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) in Jammu and Kashmir.
The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary Tourism, Zubair Ahmad, Director Tourism Kashmir, Director Floriculture, Vice Chairman LAWDA, Director SKICC, Secretary RSGC, Chief Engineer R&B Kashmir, Chief Executive Officers of Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Kokernag, Wullar, Mansbal, Aharbal and Yousmarg Development Authorities.
The officers from Jammu who attended the meeting through video conferencing included Managing Director JKTDC, Director Tourism Jammu, Secretary JTGC, Chief Executive Officers of Surinsar-Mansar, Baderwah, Rajouri, Poonch, Lakhanpur, Patnitop and Kishtwar Development Authorities.
During the meeting, the Advisor was presented a detailed overview of the various completed and ongoing projects of the tourism department under PMDP.
The Advisor directed the concerned authorities to work in a coordinated manner and expedite the works of the ongoing projects under PMDP so that they will be completed at an earliest.
He also directed them to furnish the completion certificates for the completed. Besides, instructions were issued to the officers for timely submission of utilization certificates to the concerned authority.
The Advisor further asked the concerned CEOs to submit a weekly report of their respective jurisdictions about the ongoing projects while directing the authorities to remove any hiccups if any and resume the work on the stalled projects. The officers were directed to ensure the effective follow up of these projects for best possible results.
The Advisor also gave on spot directions to the district authorities to ensure that all the ongoing projects under PMDP are carried out smoothly. The various projects being executed under PMDP include tourist facilities at Tral, Naristan, Harwan, Moharmarg, Anantnag, Burzahama, Rajpora, Uri, Athwajan, Bhagwati Nagar, Sidhra and others areas in Jammu and Kashmir.