Kanihama to be developed as Craft Tourism Village: DC Budgam

The Jammu and Kashmir Government is all set to establish Kanihama into a Craft Tourism Village (CTV)— with Deputy Commissioner urging officials to  speed up the work in this regard.

According to official spokesperson, the process of establishment of Kanihama village in district Budgam as Craft Tourism Village (CTV) has begun in full pace.

The spokesperson said that following the  establishment of  CTV, this village will be equipped with all required facilities where any foreigner or local visitor shall not face any  kind of inconveniences said Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza during his visit to the said village.

While chairing a meeting convened in this regard at CFC Kanihama, the DC said the main aim of developing this village s to promote Kani Shawl and craft all over the world, besides introduce its artisans weavers locally and internationally so that they can manage its weaving , production, demonstration, exhibitions and sale without the involvement of brokers.

The DC said the beautification of the village is on top agenda and concerned authorities have been directed to provide all necessary facilities to the designated craft center located on the Srinagar Gulmarg Road.

He said concerned authorities will ensure that roads approaching this location from all adjoining areas are fully macadamized; similarly PHE and PDD departments will ensure round the clock water and power supply after the craft center is made functional.