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Div Com Jammu visits far off areas of Paddar and Sinthan top

Last Updated on June 3, 2021 at 10:19 pm

On the 3rd day of his visit to District Kishtwar, Divisional Commissioner Jammu Dr Raghav Langer today visited the far off Sinthan top and Paddar area and inspected various potential tourism destinations there, besides taking first hand appraisal of progress on developmental works.

Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar, Ashok Sharma, Chief Executive Officer, Kishtwar Development Authority/SDM Chatroo Inderjeet Singh Parihar, GM(P) NHIDCl, Parveen Ahlawat, besides other officers accompanied him to Sinthan Top.

He inspected the maintenance of road work on Sinthan Top, situated at a height of 12300 feet on National Highway (NH 244) and directed the NHIDCL authorities to expedite the pace of ongoing maintenance work to ensure the timely road connectivity to the area.

The General Manager NHIDCL apprised the Div Com about the the progress in the  maintenance of Sinthan  road and informed that the NHIDCL is making all out efforts to restore the connectivity to the area.

Earlier, Div Com visited Sub Division Paddar and inspected the ongoing Developmental Projects/works in the area, besides holding an interactive meeting with the PRI members, including sarpanches and panches .

Discussion was held by the Div Com with all stakeholders regarding the preparatory works for the upcoming Mata Machail Yatra. DC Kishtwar was directed to submit a full action plan in this regard based on the requirement of Yatris.

He directed CEO KDA to tap the tourism potential of the Paddar and Sinthan-Chatroo area by establishing the robust tourism infrastructure, developing adventure tourism, sustainable tourist destinations, tapping unexplored tourist spots and here by promoting tourism sector in the area.