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Rs 9.3 Cr Eco-Tourism Project for Dehra-ki-Gali on anvil

The Minister for Forests, Mian Altaf has said that owing to its magnificent forests, splendid view and proximity to Holly Shrine of Shahadra Sharief, as well as Mughal Road, a project proposal on Eco-Tourism Development of Dehra-Ki-Gali (DKG) and adjoining area has been formulated and submitted to Centre for approval. During his on-the- spot inspection to Eco Forest sprawled over 400 km around Dehra-ki-Gali yesterday, the Minister said that the Dehra-ki-Gali (DKG) is a beautiful hill station bordering Rajouri & Poonch Districts which has vast tourism potential. He said the entire area would be developed and brought on the tourism map adding that the development would be in consonance with the natural surroundings. The Minister said that the Government has formulated an ambitious proposal on Eco-Tourism Development of Dehra-Ki-Gali (DKG) and submitted to the Centre. The project has been proposed to be implemented in five years with an estimated cost of Rs.9.3 crore. The project i…