In an attempt to promote tourism in Anantnag district, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has started building new infrastructure including huts, cafeterias and resorts under Prime Minister Development Project at a cost of ₹3.5 crore.

For promoting tourism in Anantnag district of South Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has begun constructing infrastructure under Prime Minister Development Project at a cost of ₹3.5 crore.

The authorities have begun the construction of new huts, cafeterias, resorts and tourist facilitation centres. The construction work is being executed by Kokernag Development Authority.

A proposal of a tunnel has been submitted which will give Kokernag round-the-year connectivity, informed Anantnag Deputy Commissioner Dr Piyush Singla.

The deputy commissioner also highlighted the plan to hold to a “tourist festival” soon, in order to attract people to visit Kokernag.

“Kokernag is a very beautiful area. Many assests are being created here by the Kokernag Development Authority to make this place a point of attraction for tourists. The whole district of Anantnag has many tourist points but specially Kokernag, Daksum, Sinthan can be turned into a famous tourist destination,” he said.

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