Turning spotlight on golf tourism, the Jammu and Kashmir administration said it intents to establish facilities of international standards at key golf locations. The aim is to attract a maximum number of players to these golf courses, clubs, enhancing their overall appeal and making Jammu and Kashmir a preferred destination for golf lovers.
This was disclosed during a meeting chaired by Commissioner Secretary Yasha Mudgal, the functioning of Golf Courses, including Jammu Tawi, Royal Springs Golf Course was reviewed.
The Commissioner Secretary asked officials to establish facilities of international standards at golf courses across Jammu and Kashmir.
Addressing the broader tourism profile of Jammu and Kashmir, the Commissioner Secretary asked the deputy commissioners to formulate a comprehensive plan for the development of tourism in the UT.
The officials were also tasked with facilitating aspiring youths in establishing homestay clusters and other infrastructure to make them self-employed.
The Commissioner Secretary said camps should be organised to educate youth about registration under the homestay scheme, creating employment opportunities for them. The Commissioner Secretary urged Deputy Commissioners to expedite the process of No Objection Certificates (NOCs) for the registration of homestays.