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Amid rising death toll in J&K, Advisor to Lt Governor inaugurates log huts and cafeteria in Jammu

Last Updated on April 27, 2021 at 6:00 pm

While the death toll due to Covid-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir is rising, Baseer Ahmed Khan who is the Advisor to Lt Governor inaugurated Eco Log Huts and Cafeteria at Jammu Tawi Golf Course Sidhra, in presence of Secretary Tourism, Sarmad Hafeez and Director Tourism Jammu Dr Naseem Javaid Chowdhary.

It is pertinent to mention here that 25 people in the UT died of Covid on Monday while several new cases were reported. The administration is being criticized for not being able to handle the situation appropriately.

Advisor Baseer Khan inaugurating cafeteria
Advisor Baseer Khan inaugurating cafeteria at Golf Course

As per an official press release by the government, “The Eco Huts with an area of 650 sq.ft each and Cafeteria  with an area of 6130 sq.ft have been constructed under Prime Minister’s Development Package (I) at a cost of 1.85 crore and 127.80 lakhs respectively”.

The Advisor was briefed about the facilities available at the huts. He directed the officers to make all arrangements to put the accommodation to use with all the facilities being provided to the visitors. He further directed that the water, electricity and other facilities should be up to the mark.

“Advisor Baseer Khan directed the authorities to prepare existing supporting structure and mechanism in tune with the demands and the requirements of the tourists giving aesthetic value a high priority. The Advisor expressed satisfaction over the construction of huts and said that the eco huts will have a substantial impact on the ground” stated the official press statement.