Says rapid development in Jammu Kashmir is awe-inspiring
SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Tuesday said that tourism in Jammu Kashmir is also a reflection of multi-religious and multi-cultural ethos of India.
Addressing the delegated during the 3 rd Tourism Working Group Meeting, Sinha said, “No less fundamental to me is the fact that only peace and happiness of people can bring warmth in the hospitality, we Indians eternally enjoy. I would like to mention here that tourism in Jammu Kashmir is also a reflection of multi-religious and multi-cultural ethos of India”.
He further said, “Jammu Kashmir stands among the developed regions of India on some measurable milestones, and we are committed for people’s prosperity both economically and socially”.
Prime Minister Modi has completely eliminated injustice, exploitation and discrimination which several sections of society faced for seven long decades owing to circumstances that evolved mostly because of orchestration from abroad, Sinha said.
He further said, “Grassroots democracy has been strengthened; new industries are coming up, rapid agricultural growth is making our villages prosperous, infrastructure development is progressing rapidly and our emphasis on technology is transforming Jammu Kashmir into a digital society”.
The world can see that entire society, especially, the young generation is scripting a bright future for themselves and the nation. The speed and scale of rapid development in Jammu Kashmir are awe-inspiring, Sinha said.
Our speed to execute infrastructure projects has gone up almost 10 times. In the last financial year, we have completed 92,560 projects. This achievement is a testimony to our resolve of peace and prosperity and making all our citizens equal partners in this journey of growth, he said.
Covid pandemic made the world realize hard way virtues of traveller’s well-being & also values of a shared vision- One earth, One family and One future. Paradigm shift in sustainable living is also an opportunity to provide new impetus to sustainable tourism, Sinha said.
He added, “I am truly delighted that under India’s G20 Presidency, the G20 tourism working group is focusing on five inter- connected priority areas that will provide a roadmap for tourism as a tool for achieving sustainable development goals”.