DC Kargil visits Hundarman village regarding Swadesh Darshan 2.0 project
Kargil, Dec 05: Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Shrikant Suse today reviewed progress of proposed works of the Tourism Department under Swadesh Darshan 2.0.
The DC was accompanied by ACR Kargil, SE PHE and I&FC, Assistant Director Tourism Kargil, Project Director KREDA, besides other concerned officers.
The Deputy Commissioner inspected the proposed site at Sangam Viewpoint on National Highway 01, Hundurman Viewpoint near LOC, and Hundurman Museum.
DC Kargil was informed that the DPRs for these projects under the Swadesh Darshan 2.0 Scheme of the Ministry of Tourism, GoI are under preparation.
DC Kargil instructed AD Tourism to ensure inclusion of the installation of signages, provision of proper lighting, toilet facilities for male and female tourists and other basic facilities for tourists, welcome gate as well as outlet for local products under overall border tourism development project for village.
He also met villagers and sought their feedback and suggestions regarding these projects.
A delegation of local inhabitants of the village projected various demands which included irrigation facility, installation of a telecommunication tower, special funds for development of village, development of additional viewpoints for tourists and other related demands. The DC Kargil gave a patience hearing to all projected demands and assured early redressal.
The Deputy Commissioner encouraged villagers to take benefit of the Revised Homestay Policy-2023 of the Tourism Department UT Ladakh. Under this policy, eligible beneficiaries will receive assistance to establish homestays.