Published on : Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti along with his cabinet members sanctioned a separate tourism development authority for Tosa Maidan today. One of the largest meadows in Kashmir Valley, Tosa Maidan is surrounded by dense foliages with a possibility of becoming a world-class tourist destination.
In last year May, the Chief Minister proposed creation of a separate Tourism Development Authority to expand the tourism infrastructure in Tosa Maidan.
Besides being a normal picnic and excursion spot, this place has enormous possibilities to indulge in adventures like hiking, horse riding, winter sports, mountaineering, Paragliding, rock climbing, trekking etc. The Cabinet also accorded the sanction of the creation of Tourism Development Authority, Shopain-Dobjun-Peer-ki-Gali & Tourism Development Authority Bani-Basohli along-with creation of 21 posts of various categories for each Tourism Authority. Tourism Development Authority Lakhanpur-Sarthal will be renamed by the cabinet as Billawar-Duggan Development Authority.