GULMARG, MAY 15: Minister of State for Education, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Ms. Priya Sethi today visited State’s prominent tourist spot Gulmarg and took stock of the infrastructural and other facilities for the tourists.
During her visit the Minister met various delegations including locals, visitors, hoteliers and others and said that the government will take all necessary steps to develop this Valley’s important tourist spot as one of world’s best tourist destinations.
She said government will upgrade infrastructure and other facilities to attract high end tourists to Gulmarg and to make their prolonged stay here.
The Minister also held a review meeting with MLA Gulmarg, MD JK Cable Car Corporation, officers of Gulmarg Development Authority and other concerned officers and obtained the feedback about the activities of this important tourist destination. She issued instructions to the concerned to install message boards at various locations conveying important information to the tourists regarding their turn for Gondola ride and availability of essential services.
She also directed for developing fabricated shelters for the visitors at Gandola sites (Phase-I and Phase-II) to make their use during the rain and bad weather. She also directed for creating more recreational and public utility facilities for the tourists at these sites.
The Minister inspected the Control Room and Customer Care facilities set up for the convenience of tourists and directed for making the service more vibrant.