JAMMU: A joint delegation of PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Hotel & Restaurant Association of Katra led by Sh. Anil Khaitan, National President PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, met Governor N.N. Vohra, at Raj Bhavan and apprised him about their views about the steps needed to be taken to promote tourism in J&K. The delegation suggested wide publicity to potential tourist places in and around Katra, enhanced participation in trade fairs, larger scale celebration of festivals like navratras, constructing Ghats at Banganga and enhanced health care facilities.
Governor expressed concern over the issues of cleanliness and sanitation in Katra town and observed that the owners of the very large number of hotels in Katra and all other stakeholders should collectively get involved with effective garbage collection, garbage disposal, solid waste management and Sewerage treatment as such responsibility shall contribute towards Katra being developed as a model town.
The delegation comprised Sh. Rakesh Wazir, President Hotel & Restaurant Association of Katra, Sh. Shyam Lal Kesar, Chairman, Hotel & Restaurant Association of Katra, Sh. Sardari Lal Dubey, Board Member Shiv Khori Shrine Board, Sh. Kuldeep Gupta, Co-Chairman PHDCCI, Jammu, Sh. Kuldeep Dubey, Gen. Secretary, Hotel & Restaurant Association of Katra, Sh. Ratandeep Anand, Executive Member PHDCCI and Sh. Aditya Vaid, Regional Officer, PHDCCI, Jammu region.