5D theatre facility at Bagh-e-Bahu soon:Peerzada
Director Flouriculture K K Sharma besides other senior officers of floriculture, roads and buildings, flood and control, public health engineering and power development departments accompanied the Ministers.
Interacting with the locals, Sayeed said that Government is making all out efforts to develop both the recreational gardens with all facilities like illumination, landscaping, toilet block, parking, mali huts, entry gate plaza, children corners, irrigation, drinking water, walkways. He said that Bhour Camp garden coming up in 563.5 kanal land, adding that for creation of modern line facilities for tourists there, Government has formulated a plan involving Rs. 28 crore, adding that the work on the project is under progress on war-footing.
The Minister asked the Director Floriculture to plant variety of flower species and medicinal plants in the gardens. He issued instructions to him for personally monitor the development as well as recreational facilities in the recreational gardens. He went around the gardens and asked for expediting the work on channel fencing and landscaping, besides development of nurseries for flowers and medicinal plants in both the places.
Responding to the locals demand, Sayeed said Government has earmarked Rs. 10.22 crore for development and extension of Bagh-e-Bahu recreational garden in 35 kanals available site. He asked the executing agency to speed up the allied works like creation of landscaping, illumination, musical fountain, walkway, irrigation beside construction of gate plaza facilities there for the convenience of lakhs visited the spots every year from across the country.
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Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Housing, Horticulture and Culture Raman Bhalla thanked the Floriculture Minister on taking the keen interests in developing both the places with all infrastructural facilities. He asked for exploring the possibilities of construction of auditorium, cafeteria and other facilities in both the spots. He said Government has earmarked Rs. 3.80 crore for construction of 990 meter long Balol nallah embankments near Bhour Camp recreational garden. He said the project is under execution on war-footing by Flood control depart and would be completed within stipulated time frame.
Bhalla asked the concerned to immediately fence the demarcated garden area and grow all seasonal plants in a systematic manner in the garden so that the visitors could enjoy the place. He hoped that the place would become a source of major attraction for the tourists and help in diverting those visiting Shri Mata Vaishno Devi ji and other tourist as well as religious places. He said that all out efforts are being made to develop Bhour Camp and Bahu Fort areas as tourist spots by developing tourist places with all infrastructures. He said Government was keen to divert Shri Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrims and tourists to Bahu Fort and the upcoming Bhour Camp garden.
The Minister said Government has earmarked Rs. 2 crore for construction of approach road to the garden, adding that the all the allied works of the link road is completed and black topping to be started soon. He said Government has spent Rs. 1.27 crore on steel bridge, adding that with the inauguration of the bridge, the journey to Bhour Camp garden has been reduced to a large extent.
Bhalla further said the Government has earmarked Rs. 75 lakh for construction of darshani deodi, views points and development of open spaces along the link road to Bawe-Wali Mata in providing seating, illumination, landscaping and drinking water facilities. He said Government has also sanctioned Rs. 1 crore for road widening of Harki Poodi-Bahu Fort approached road besides construction of viewpoints with illumination facilities. He said that Government has earmarked Rs. 47 crore for construction of cable car project from Bagh-e-Bahu to Mubarak Mandi, adding that the project would be started soon after completing tendering formalities. He said focused was being paid for conservation and restoration of pristine glory of Bahu-Fort and other heritage places, besides upgradation of tourism related infrastructure, in order to attract domestic and foreign tourists towards city of temples. He said Bahu Fort and Bhour Camp areas and other tourist resorts of the region that will not only generate economic activities but will also go a long way in bringing these spots on the tourism map. He said that a number of measures have been taken to develop new tourism spots and conservation of century old monuments of the region.
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