Published on : Monday, April 19, 2021
On Sunday, the Union Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office, Dr. Jitendra Singh, stated that the comprehensive Mansar rejuvenation scheme will make the region an example in terms of development and will make sure its socio-economic transformation.
He made this comment while he was visiting Mansar, where he, in presence of Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan and Secretary Tourism Sarmad Hafeez, initiated VIP parking up-gradation work.
Also, he examined the floating jetty which together with parking project is sub-component of the Comprehensive Mansar Lake Rejuvenation/Development Plan. Dr. Singh explained that in the coming days, people will see immense development in Mansar and it will come out as the most preferred tourist place that has hassle-free access and availability of the basic requirements that every tourist spot should have.
He also mentioned that this important development project will turn out to be an example in regard to development and will open more avenues for holistic development in addition to employment generation for the locals.
He stated that the project is a major advance in terms of tourism development in the region. He emphasized that in India, Udhampur is probably the only district which has received two crucial rejuvenation and renovation projects. One project is for River Devika and the other for Mansar Lake.
While sharing his thoughts with the elected representatives of PRIs who were present on the occasion as well, the Union Minister requested them to be positive and work in close tandem with the local administrations. He urged them to prioritize works serving to the people’s aspiration mentioning that the government will be the facilitator in development works.
Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan while speaking on the occasion, stated that the all-inclusive Mansar rejuvenation plan after its implementation will usher in a phase of great development in the area.
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