Manasbal will soon be among the popular tourist destinations: CS Arun Kumar
Manasbal will soon be among popular tourist destinations in Kashmir: CS Arun Kumar Ganderbal, Jul 26 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary, Arun Kumar Mehta on Tuesday said that to promote the local economy, the Manasbal festival was organized here and Manasbal will soon be among the popular tourist destinations in the Valley.
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Talking to reporters on the sidelines of the festival, Mehta as per the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that Manasbal is not such a popular tourist place, and to promote it and the local economy here, the Manasbal festival was organized today.
Manasbal will soon be among the popular tourist destinations :CS Arun Kumar
He added that Manasbal will soon be among the popular tourist destinations in the Kashmir Valley and events like the Manasbal festival will help in promoting such places. Meanwhile, Secretary Tourism Department, Saramd Hafeez said that short and long-term measures are being taken by the department to give a flip to the tourism sector that will change the socio-economic condition of the people.
While interacting with the local stakeholders, he impressed upon them to take benefit of the recently notified Homestay policy and register themselves to get engaged in income generation programs. He said that homestays are meant to take the benefits to the grassroots level and to benefit the locals through the tourism sector.
Director Tourism G N ittoo said the government has recommended a number of locations for promotion and Manasbal is one among them and the main aim to organize such events is to attract tourists to visit these beautiful places—(KNO)