Govt taking stern action against violators of Master Plan in Gulmarg, Sonamarg: Priya Sethi

Govt taking stern action against violators of Master Plan in Gulmarg, Sonamarg: Priya Sethi

Srinagar: Minister of State for Tourism, Priya Sethi, while replying to a question of legislator Zaffar Iqbal Manhas, informed the legislative council that the government was taking stern action as per law against the violators of Master Plan in Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Pahalgam. Giving details, the Minister informed that Pahalgam Development Authority has demolished 15 […]

Day after opening Sonamarg road closed again

Day after opening Sonamarg road closed again

Ganderbal: The Srinagar-Sonamarg road thrown open for traffic on Wednesday after remaining closed since December 12, has been closed again till further orders. SDM Kangan Gulam Mustafa Indrabi in a statement said that the Metrological department has predicted snowfall and avalanche threats over the next few days. To avoid any untoward incident, he said, the […]

SDA removes illegal constructions, FIR lodged

SDA removes illegal constructions, FIR lodged

Sonamarag: The enforcement wing of Sonamarg Development Authority (SDA) Friday conducted a demolition drive in the area and removed encroachments from the tourist resort in pursuance of high court orders. Officials said a demolition team comprising of officials from SDA and police demolished unauthorized construction works which were erected in violation of the rules of […]

KU experts to finalise environment assessment report on Sonamarg master plan

KU experts to finalise environment assessment report on Sonamarg master plan

Srinagar: The Environment Impact Assessment report regarding Sonamarg masterplan would be finalised and submitted after an expert call from University of Kashmir, the state government informed the High Court Wednesday. The court was also informed that the proposed golf course at Sonamarg has been put on hold and the issue would be taken up only […]

HC asks for environment report of Sonamarg

HC asks for environment report of Sonamarg

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Monday directed the state government to submit a report on environmental assessment and environmental management plan for ‘golden meadow’ Sonamarg on the next date of hearing. The court also directed the Earth Science Department, University of Kashmir, to file a status report on the Thajavas Glacier on the next […]

SDA launches clean Sonamarg drive

SDA launches clean Sonamarg drive

Sonamarg: Sonamarg Development Authority has launched a cleaning and beautification drive at Sonamarg to attract tourists. The cleaning drive is carried throughout the day by picking and disposing off polythene, plastic bottles and other harmful substances from the resort. SDA urged the locals, shopkeepers to support the department’s efforts of maintaining cleanliness on pasture land […]

Snow clearance reaches Sonamarg: Officials

Snow clearance reaches Sonamarg: Officials

SONAMARG: The snow clearance operation on 10 km Gagangeer-Sonamrag stretch of Srinagar-Leh highway has reached Sonamarg and the road is now expected to ready for traffic soon. Officials said that the snow clearance operation was started by Beacon in the first week of March from Gagangeer and the road is expected to be thrown open […]