The secretary tourism interacted with all the CEO’s of the tourism development authorities across the state to take stock of the ongoing work in tourism sector and stressed for speedy completion. The secretary asked the CEO’s to identify the land for developing new tourism related infrastructure under prime ministers reconstruction plan and annual tourism developmental programme. The secretary instructed the CEO’s to be strict on violators and encroachers and such people should never be allowed to raise any kind of structure on the said encroached land. Shah further instructed the CEO’s to use the delegated special magisterial and enforcement powers to assure the implementation of tourist trade act firmly and also ensure clean and sanitized tourist destination at their respective places. The meeting which lasted for three hours was attended by all CEO’s, Director Tourism Kashmir, Director Tourism Jammu, Director SKICC, MD cable car, MD golf developmental authority and other officials.
2015 Kashmir Despatch