District Development Commissioner Baramulla, Dr G N Itoo along with Director Tourism Kashmir Nisar Ahmad Wani and other concerned functionaries today reviewed the pace and progress of various developmental projects undertaken in the tourism sector.
Later they also inspected several parks of the district including Echo Park located on the bank of river Jhelum at Khadniyar Baramulla where the DDC got the first hand appraisal of various ongoing works.
He also discussed various modalities with the concerned agencies for the establishment of Children Park, for which the land has been identified in the vicinity of the said park.
The DDC took an appraisal of the development of cycle track as a move to promote adventure tourism.
Speaking on the occasion, DDC said that various measures have been taken to promote tourism in the district adding that the sector constitutes an important component in economic development.
He stressed upon the concerned agencies to speed up the pace of work on the developmental projects taken in the tourism sector so that these works are completed within the stipulated time frame.
Moreover, he exhorted them to abide by the guidelines and SOPs issued in connection with the COVID-19 outbreak for mitigating the risk of infection.22