Member of the Legislative Council (MLC) and senior leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Vikramaditya Singh today met Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti to apprise her of his extensive tour of mountainous areas of Bhadarwah and Kishtwar district. He spoke about the public concerns of unsafe roads, scarcity of potable water and other issues confronting the residents of these areas.
During his meeting with Chief Minister, the MLC sought her attention towards huge tourism potential in this region. He emphasized on the need of effective exploring tourism potential of these areas to improve socio-economic conditions of the residents of this mountainous belt, which has huge natural resources also.
Vikramaditya Singh also stressed the need to fully explore the tourism potential of Bhadarwah region, known as Chotta Kashmir as it can be very well connected with both Chamba in Himachal Pradesh and Punjab through Bani-Basoli road. Tourists will have free flow into this Valley creating business and employment for the local communities.
Vikramaditya Singh said that Bhaderwah has potential to be developed as most attractive tourist destination of the country due to its scenic beauty and geographical location. He further said that belt of erstwhile Doda district-comprising Ramban, Doda and Kishtwar has huge potential of tourism.
She appreciated the concern and assured the MLC that measures will be taken. He also handed over to the Chief Minister the memorandum that was given to the MLC earlier in the month by the J&K Oil Tankers Union pertaining to the multiple challenges and difficulties faced the drivers, cleaners and owners of Tankers.
He apprised the Chief Minister in detail on feedback from party workers in the area and measures required to strengthen the party cadre in entire Jammu province.