Showing posts from October 10, 2009

International workshop on climate change in Kashmir Three-day International Workshop on Climate Change, Glacial Retreat and Livelihoods-Access Regionally, Act locally is being organized at by J&K Government (Forest Department, SFRI) in collaboration with the University of Kashmir and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) from October 12 to 14, 2009. The proceedings of first two days of the workshop including inaugural session are being organized at SKICC Srinagar and on October 14, 2009, the workshop shall be conducted in University of Kashmir, Srinagar.

Mega festival, projecting culture heritage of Kashmir Valley begins


*Making JK round the year global tourist destination emphasized *Lakhs of people associated with tourist trade appreciates

“Tourism is one of the vital sector of our State, particularly in Kashmir Valley and what is required is to bring it back to its glory so that we are able to reclaim the number one position in global tourism pyramid”, said Chief Minister, Mr. Omar Abdullah while inaugurating the 2-day Kashmir Festival in order to promote heritage tourism of Kashmir. The Festival was organized by Tourism Department in collaboration with Information and Public Relations, Handicrafts, CulturalAcademy, JKTDC, Floriculture and Horticulture departments. On this occasion, Minister for Tourism, Mr. Nawang Rigzin Jora, Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Nasir Aslam Wani, MLA, Zadibal, Mr. Peer Afaq, Commissioner Secretary Tourism, Mrs. Tanveera Jehan, Director Tourism, Mr. Farooq Ahmad Shah, Managing Director, JKTDC, Mr. Satesh …