Altaf inspects eco-tourism dev project
Jammu: Minister for Forests and Environment Mian Altaf Ahmad has said that an ambitious project, to conserve scenic beauty and Mughal heritage sites in border district Rajouri located along the Mughal road, is under implementation to attract high end tourists to the area.
He said under the project necessary eco-friendly infrastructure at scenic spots of Dera-ki-Gali and its adjoining area is being created in a phased manner.
This was stated by the Minister today while inspecting pace of work on various ongoing eco tourism related work at Dera-ki-gali.
He instructed that locals should be involved in execution of development works so that they could earn their livelihood locally.
He was apprised that the total cost of the prestigious pilot project is Rs 2.40 crore.
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