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March 18, 2018

Ladakh Minister urged administration to focus Skill Development to harness employment generation potential of Tourism

Reasi (Ladakh) : Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay while speaking during the public grievances redressal camp at Reasi, said that tourism sector holds prime potential for generating employment avenues for local youth and the Government is keen to develop tourism related infrastructure to attract tourists in the State. Many tourism related projects have already been initiated which will surely give fillip to the tourism related activities in the State.

He asked the administration to promote skill development training programmes specifically in hospitality for local youth so that they get ample employment opportunities at their door step. He further emphasized on people to be well versed with the central sponsored schemes to filter their benefits.

He elaborated on the scope of major tourist sites of the district and said the Government would make all possible efforts to develop necessary infrastructure in the area to facilitate the tourists. He said that Reasi district deserves Tourism Development Authority to give further fillip to the tourism sector in the areas for which he also promised people to take up the matter with Chief Minister.

Dorjey said that there is a regular and all season tourist inflow in the district which is like gift for the people whose survival is based on small business establishments en-route Katra, Reasi, Pouni and Ransoo.

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