Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara, Doifode Sagar Dattatray today flagged off a group of 60 school girls for trekking tour from DC Office Kupwara in presence of Officers of Youth Services & Sports and Education.
On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner interacted with the students who were looking enthusiastic for going to an expedition.
The Deputy Commissioner enquired about the facilities being provided to the trekking students. He was informed that as many as 60 girl students, representing various schools across the district are participating in the 5 day trekking programme in the Nowgam-Bungus area. 43 officials, representing various Committees including 7 female members are accompanying the trekking group.
Deputy Commissioner was further informed that all arrangements including security and residential facilities have been put in place properly.
Deputy Commissioner asked students to make the best use of the trekking tour and learn more about forest wealth, different species of trees and adventure tourism.
Later, while talking to media, the DC said that kupwara district is full of tourism potential, especially in adventure tourism and trekking. He said district administration is making all possible efforts to develop more trekking points and added that this year various good steps have been taken in the district to give boost to the tourism sector. He said in near future Kupwara will make name and fame in these segments of tourism sector.