Jammu, May 17: PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PHDCCI) Jammu Chapter delegation, led by its Chair Rahul Sahai, met Ramesh Kumar Jangid, Divisional Commissioner Jammu on Tuesday.
Rahul Sahai briefed Ramesh Kumar about various issues which can stimulate economy of Jammu discussed about tapping religious tourists potential for overall growth of Jammu province which includes early completion of projects like: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam Temple, Veda Pathshala in Sidhra, promotion of Beating Retreat Ceremony at Suchet Garh Border, Hop on Hop Off Busses in Jammu City for Sight Seeing of City Temples / Bahu fort / Golf Course, Gharana Wetland, early completion of Jamboo zoo with restaurants, lake in Tawi in line with Sabarmati with boating facilities, Mubarak Mandi and its promotion as an Heritage, Parmandal as a day trip destination and promoting Gupt Ganga in line with Haridwar, Golf Tourism by promoting Golf Tournaments throughout the country and overseas.
According to a statement received by ZIraat Times, the delegation also highlighted the following issues during the meeting: “Maintaining Jammu tawi Golf Course as per national standards, membership rates to be affordable for all, Developing Sanasar Golf Course, Balidan stump as an tourist destination with evening timings with Light and sound shows, Better Accommodation Roads to Tourist destinations like Patnitop , Sanasar , Mansar , Surinsar , Kishtwar , Bhaderwah , Bani , Basoli ,Dudu basant garh , Rajoury, Developing new tourist destinations like Bani , Basoli ,Dudu basant garh , Sudh Mahadev etc. for Jammu Region, Introducing Radio Taxi services for local residents and tourists , timely completion of Jammu Akhnoor road , creation of cycling track Along canal on Jammu Akhnoor highway , Along canal from railway station to channi himmat , promotion of Jammu Gandola in other parts of country , extending liquior licence at Jammu Gandola resturant , extending liquor vend at Jammu airport”.
Mr Sahai also suggested some points which could generate revenue for government like : ease of doing business in JDA which could result in more and more sale purchase of JDA properties , Free hold rights to Colonies of Trikuta nagar , Transport nagar and other JDA colonies , resolving Issue of construction near Army walls , resolving Gair mumkin khads for sale purchase of land which could ultimately benefit economy .
Mr Sahai also about condition of Transport Nagar where JMC is not doing sanitation nor JDA is doing , Roads are in very poor condition , No street lights are there , Sahai told Ramesh that 35 crores is sanctioned regarding development of transport nagar but work is not yet started suggested him to visit Transport Nagar and convene a meeting with JDA and JMC, the statement added.
Mr Sahai highlighted burning issue of Drugs menace in Jammu suggested more seminars , awareness session and choking of supply of drugs in the city as it is available very easily in spite of having Anti narcotics department .
Sahai also highlighted issue of having more and more community parking’s in prominent colonies like Gandhi nagar, nai basti , channi Himmat, trikuta Nagar , old city as people are parking vehicles on roads which in result is choking the roads .Also highlighted issues pertaining to Jammu Airport where due to less security checking counters people are missing flights and drop and pick up facility should be at the door step as per all India standards also suggested him to have a meeting with Airport Authority for early completion of expansion of Jammu Airport . Digitazation of land records at the earliest and having girdawari’s , mutations, registries on line on ground by revenue department . Change of land use rates to be not so high , Maximum utilasation of Jammu Haat for jammu’s handicraft products and promotional exibhitions for new methods in agriculture , Industries , service sector.
Ramesh Kumar Jangid Divisional Commissioner Jammu appreciated the knowledge and work done by PHDCCI in J&K as well as at the national Level . He assured Sahai that it’s a beginning and regular interactions would be held on different sectors and issues, the statement added.
Others present with the PHDCCI Delegation are Kuldeep Gupta Co-chair, Chetanya Chowdhary, Shantnu Gupta, Ashish Jain, Pankaj Chopra attended and deliberated with the delegation.