Tourism facilities at Verinag opened

Minister for Tourism, Ghulam Ahmad Mir on July 2 inaugurated five tourism developmental projects besides laying foundations of 8 similar facilities in Dooru and Verinag areas.

At Kulamchinar, the Minister inaugurated Rs. 1.27 crore wayside facilities and a park while at Verinag he dedicated bus stand to the people, completed at a cost of Rs. 1.44 crore. He also inaugurated light motor vehicle parking and cafeteria costing Rs. 3.52 crore besides a dormitory at Mehmoodgami Park at Mehmoodabad.

The Minister also laid foundations of various tourism developmental projects involving total cost of Rs 12 Crore in the area. These include development and beautification of Lookbawan temple, development and reconstruction of Ziyarat Hajidedi Shrine at Kree, walking way at Noodra , construction of 13 kiosks , tourist huts, TRC building and budgeted accommodation at Verinag besides development of Shiv temple at Omah at Verinag.

Full report here Kashmir Times


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