Himachal to explore sustainable tourism

Himachal Pradesh is reviewing the state tourism policy of 2005 with technical assistance from the World Bank to give more emphasis to sustainable tourism development in the state. Given the prospective growth of tourism in Lahaul-Spiti and Kinnaur, a perspective tourism development plan is being prepared for the districts.

Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh said this while presiding over the review meeting of the board of directors of Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) and tourism and civil aviation department in Shimla on Wednesday, July 24.

He said that Wi-Fi system would be provided in entire Keylong region so that tribal region of the state could be provided communication connectivity throughout the year. Spiti region would also be provided with Wi-Fi connectivity, he said.

Full report here Times of India


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