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Div Com Jammu tours Suchetgarh, Gharana Wetland circuit

Last Updated on June 15, 2021 at 9:57 pm

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer on Tuesday conducted an extensive tour of Suchetgarh, Gharana wetland circuit and assessed the development of facilities at these potential sites for the tourists.

The Div Com was accompanied by DIG BSF, Surjit Singh; Conservator Forests East Circle, Deputy  Commandant BSF, DFO wildlife, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Assistant Director Tourism, Sub Divisional Magistrate R S Pura besides Company commanders, concerned Tehsildar and other concerned officers. 

Pertinently, the Government has planned to develop and promote border tourism by developing frontline Suchetgarh area on the pattern of Wagah Border.

During the tour to the border outpost, the Div Com directed the tourism department to create additional facilities to attract maximum footfall of tourists to Suchetgarh.

The Div Com took a round of the border outpost and inspected many utilities including, gallery, canteen, park, pond area and assessed the required development of facilities for the visitors.

He also issued slew of instructions to promote Suchetgarh as a border tourist destination and directed for extension of parks for the visitors, development of pond, installation of lights, benches, cafeteria, blacktopping of roads etc. He also instructed the BSF authorities for construction of vertical sitting space for the audience for watching retreat ceremonies on the pattern of Wagah Border.  

The concerned officers informed that various tourism infrastructure projects for the development of Suchetgarh border tourism have been completed, while some are at final stages of completion.