Dist Admin Kulgam holds mega tourism festival in lush green meadows of Panchanpatri


KULGAM, MAY 14: To promote unexplored tourist destination in the  district and to boost tourism sector in the district the District Administration  Kulgam today  organized a Mega  tourism festival in lush green meadows of Panchanpatri D. K. Marg Noorabad which is at a distance of around 28 Kilometers from the District Headquarter Kulgam.

This event has been organised by the District Administration Kulgam in collaboration with Rural Development Department, Tourism department, Forest Division Kulgam and Youth services and sports Department Kulgam and event was jointly inaugurated by District Development Chairperson, Mohammad Afzal Parrey and Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din-Bhat in presence big number  of  locals and visitors from other areas.

 This festival witnessed overwhelming response  and the meadows of  Pachnapathri were seen abuzz with various cultural and sports activities throughout the day during this tourism festivals.

DDC chairperson Mohd Afzal Parray, DDC VC, Shazia Jan, DDC Kilam, Riyaz Ahamd, DDC Devser Ishtiyaq Ahmad, DDC Behibagh, Ruby Jan, DDC Kulgam Ghulam Mohi-Ud-Din,DDC DK Marg Gulzar Ahmad Dar  DDC, Manzgam, Jameela Chowdhary, President MC Kulgam Muneeb Ahmad and other  PRI members also attended the event.

Conservator South, Irfan Ahamd Shah, AD tourism Rehmat Maqbool, ADC, Showkat Ahmad Rather, CEO-ADA Ghalib Hussain, JD-Planning, Zahid Sajad, ACD, Mohammad Imran Khan, SDM-NOORABAD, Umer Shafi Pandith, ACR, Mir Imtiyaz-ul-Aziz,DFO Syed Waseem, DYSSO Ghulam Hassan and other senior  officers were also present in this event.

  During this festival multifarious sports activities were held in these meadows in which students and youth from various areas participated.

Cricket, Volleyball, Tug of war, Lazium drill,  Fresbee, Parashoot drill besides fun games were played during the event.

Colourful and mesmerizing cultural programmes were also presented by local artists during this festival.

 On the occasion the District Development Chairperson complimented District Administration for their concerted efforts and measures for promoting unexplored tourist destination of the district.

  He added that Promotion and development of  tourism destinations  will help to generate  employment for unemployment youth.

Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner   said that a series of tourism festivals and activities are scheduled in the district to showcase the beauty of Kulgam for its recreational and adventure potential.

District is blessed with  beauty and acquires massive  potential and measures are afoot to develop these tourist spots to observe immense    tourist footfall at all these places.

Earlier a plantation drive was carried out and Polythene free Forest cleanliness drive was also  launched.


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