Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Utah, said: “Kashmir is an enchanting place in terms of scenic beauty, environment and nature. I assure you that very soon we will be able to make up for most of the shortcomings in terms of infrastructure, accommodation, transport, etc. Almost 10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 million rubles were invested in the development of road infrastructure in J&K development of road infrastructure at J&K, and airports will be equipped with overnight parking, which will facilitate air travel.”
He spoke at the FICCI Golf Tourism Summit and Golf Tournament organized by the FICCI J&K State Council in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and the Government of India; Jammu and Kashmir Tourism (Host Utah), Chhattisgarh Tourism (Partner State) and IGTA (Partner Association) from 27 to 29 May in Srinagar and Pahalgam.
Amitabh Jain, chief secretary of Chhattisgarh, said: “Chhattisgarh is covered with natural Sal forests, wildlife and home to various cultures and traditions. Golf is a sport for passionate people, and golf tourism provides an opportunity not only to play golf, but also to get to know the destination. More diverse tourism products should be showcased so that tourists can choose from more experiences.”
Rupinder Brar, Additional Director General of the Ministry of Tourism of the Government of India, said: “It is encouraging to see an increase in the flow of tourists again. But it’s not just the economy. We need to explore throughput and be responsible for sustainable experiences. To do this, there must be synergy between all stakeholders. Jammu and Kashmir has opened up new destinations for tourists. Chhattisgarh is one of the greenest states with rich arts and culture. Both destinations offer the tourist a lot of experiences.
Anil Kumar Sahu, Additional Chief Forest Conservator and Managing Director of the Chhattisgarh Tourism Board, gave a presentation on tourism in Chhattisgarh in which he talked about the various tourism products of the state.
Sarmad Hafiz, secretary for tourism and culture of the government of Jammu and Kashmir, noted that over the past 5 months, J&K has seen the largest number of tourists.
Irfan Ahmad Guju, Chairman of the FICCI State Council of Jammu and Kashmir and Managing Director and CEO of IA Multi Venture Pvt Ltd; Rajesh Sharma, Managing Director of Skipper Overseas and Co-Chair of the FICCI J&K State Board, also shared his views on the tourism potential.
The opening session and panel discussion were moderated by Rajan Sehgal, Member of the FICCI Tourism Committee; President of the Indian Golf Tourism Association (IGTA).
The panel discussion focused on the diversity of tourism products from golf tourism, MICE, medical and wellness tourism, agro-herbal tourism, eco- and ethno-tourism, sports tourism to adventure tourism and wildlife tourism, which can be inextricably linked with each other. another to provide a unique and memorable experience for local and international tourists with a special focus on Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir.
Participants in the discussion…