Gives 2 week deadline to NPCC officials for completion of works and handover takeover
Udhampur: Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, IAS, Secretary to the Government, Tourism Department, J&K, conducted a thorough inspection of the Yoga and Wellness Center (International Yoga Center), Manatalai.
The visit was aimed to assess operationalisation of the asset and to expedite the progress of the International Yoga Center project being executed under the Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP). The visit covered inspection of a range of project components including the Yoga Center, Wellness Spa & Ayurveda Complex, Tourists Facilitation Center, Dining Center, Eco log Huts, Helipad, Amphitheater, Landscaping, Parking area, Green Poly House, Meditation enclave, and more.
The Secretary asked the NPCC officials to immediately complete all outstanding works. He issue strict instructions with regard to the quality and pace of finishing work in various components.
He directed immediate actions, emphasizing the completion of work within 15 days. He issued specific instructions to address all identified issues, deploy additional skilled manpower, and ensure that work meets utmost standards of quality.
“International Yoga Center at the renowned site of Mantalai is a significant project that will contribute to the region’s tourism potential and wellness landscape. It holds national importance and its completion with desired standards is a top priority. The identified deficiencies should be rectified promptly, with strict adherence to the stipulated timeline,” stated Syed Abid Rasheed Shah during the meeting.
The Secretary was accompanied by tourism officials and committee members including Amarjeet Singh, JKAS, Special Secretary, Tourism Department, Thakur Sher Singh, JKAS, Chief Executive Officer, Patnitop Development Authority, Parvaiz Naik, Sub Divisional Magistrate Chenani, Suresh Bharti, Executive Engineer, PW(R&B) Division Chenani; Representatives from JPDCL Udhampur, Jal Shakti Udhampur, NPCC, and contractor.