Ist Motor Rally on Mughal Road on 24 - 27 June ‘2010
Initiatives to promote Adventure Tourism in Jammu & Kashmir
Srinagar, June 11 - To exploit the adventure tourism potential of the State, first Motor Sports rally of Mughal Road-2010 at national level would be held on June 24 to 27 this year. The rally is being organized by Himalayan Motor Sports and sponsored by Tourism Department in which 40 top national level Motor rallyists will participate.
This was stated by the Minister for Tourism & Culture, Jammu & Kashmir, here today at a high level meeting of officers convened to discuss the arrangements for making the event a successful. Minister of State for Tourism also participated. Discussions were held on various agenda points for making the event successful. Among others Commissioner, Secretary, Tourism, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Inspector General, Security, Inspector General Traffic, Chief Engineer, Mughal Road, Chief Engineer Sampark, Chief Engineer, BEACON, Chief Wild Life Warden, Special Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Managing Director, JKTDC, Director Tourism, Kashmir, Director Tourism, Jammu, Director SKICC, Joint Director Information, Kashmir.
The rally will traverse through Srinagar, Kishtwar, Patnitop, Mansar, Suransar, Jammu, Rajouri, Bufliaz, Peer-ki-Gali, Shopian and Srinagar.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister stressed upon the officers to ensure proper coordination to make the event as a success adding that the event will give tremendous fillip and boost to the tourism, trade and commerce in the State. He asked all to share their responsibilities whole heartedly in this regard so that such events are held in future also to promote the tourism as well as other allied sectors.
The security agencies were asked to provide a secure passage for both the organisers as well as the main rally on the specific routes besides no traffic movement should be allowed on the routes during the rally.
The Army authorities were asked to provide assistance in recovery of vehicles during any eventuality. The health Department was asked to depute doctors and para medical staff along with ambulances to provide medicare facilities if required during the rally.