Tourism deptt, GDA hold cleanliness drive at Gulmarg

Tourism deptt, GDA hold cleanliness drive at Gulmarg

Srinagar: Department of tourism and Gulmarg Development Authority (GDA) initiated cleanliness drive at Tourist resort Gulmarg under Swachhata Hi Seva. Director Tourism Kashmir Mahmood A Shah, CEO Gulmarg Development Authority Hanief Balkhi besides officials from JKTDC, Municipal Committee Tangmarg and also locals in large numbers participated in the drive. The director Tourism on the occasion […]

Fodder crop Dhobi Ghat farm Gulmarg reviewed

Fodder crop Dhobi Ghat farm Gulmarg reviewed

SRINAGAR: To assess the crop situation and to review the infrastructural development of the agrostology farms of Kashmir Valley, agrostologist from the Agriculture Department Kashmir today visited the high altitude agrostology farm at Dhobi Ghat Gulmarg. The farm is spread over an area of 17.5 hectares out of which 8 hectares are brought under the […]

Army resists furnishing details of ‘illegal’ constructions in Gulmarg

Army resists furnishing details of ‘illegal’ constructions in Gulmarg

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High court on Friday directed representative Building Operation Controlling Authority (BOCA) to visit the Army camp in Gulmarg to see as to what constructions have been carried out by the army. The state government informed the High Court that despite court orders, BOCA has not visited army camp in Gulmarg […]

Gulmarg cable car resumes services

Gulmarg cable car resumes services

Baramulla: The Gulmarg gondola resumed operations at the tourist resort on Thursday morning after 39 days of suspension. Operations of the cable car service had been suspended after an accident caused by a tree fall on the cable, causing death of seven tourists. Officials said the service was resumed in the presence of secretary tourism […]

Gulmarg’s ecology under constant threat, HC pulls up government agencies

Gulmarg’s ecology under constant threat, HC pulls up government agencies

SRINAGAR: The high court on Friday asked the state government to ensure ecological safeguards at the famous tourist resort of Gulmarg by declaring the famed green bowl area as polythene and plastic free zone. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice Ali Mohammad Magray expressed concern […]

Three weeks after accident Gulmarg Gandola awaits resumption

Three weeks after accident Gulmarg Gandola awaits resumption

Baramulla: Three weeks after seven people including four tourists were killed in an accident on the Gandola cable car at Gulmarg, caused by a tree fall on the cable, the Gondola is yet to resume its operations. While the cable car corporation has lost more than a crore rupees in terms of lost revenue in […]

Sustainable Tourism

Sustainable Tourism

Kashmir attracts tourists from all over on account of its pristine and natural beauty that is resplendent here. Given what may be called the centrality of tourism to Kashmir, it has over time become a sector in its own right, with the livelihood of thousands of people contingent on its ebb and flow. Essentially, Kashmir […]

Priya Sethi grieved

Priya Sethi grieved

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Tourism, Priya Sethi has expressed deep shock and anguish over the death of seven people, including four tourists in a tragic Cable Car accident at Gulmarg today. “In this hour of grief my heart goes out for the bereaved families. My heartfelt condolences are with them,” said Ms Sethi. Praying […]

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