Srinagar: In view of the commencement of
Amarnath yatra next month, state government has constituted a
three-member committee to recommend rates for lodging in
various hotels in Pahalgam health resort, which serves as the
base camp for most pilgrims.
The committee comprising of Assistant Director
Tourism, Tehsildar Pahalgam and Manager Jammu and Kashmir
Tourism Development Corporation has been asked to submit its
report within 10 days, an official spokesman said.
The committee was formed at a meeting convened
by District Development Commissioner Anantnag Syed Kifayat
Hussain Rizvi to ensure implementation of rates for boarding
It will look into the facilities available at various
hotels and recommend tariff to be charged for boarding and
lodging from tourists during their stay at the resort.
The District Development Commissioner also asked the
officers of Pahalgam Development Authority, Tourism and
Municipal Committee, to take effective measures for the
beautification of the the health resort and keep the place
clean and Pollution free.