J-K: In attempt to revive tourism, government organizes capacity building program for Shikara operators in Dal Lake

Jun 24, 2021 15:37 IST

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 24 (ANI): With the Covid-19 situation in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir showing an improvement, its administration is organising capacity building program for Shikara operators of Dal Lake to revive tourism in Kashmir.
The Department of Tourism recently organized a program for Shikara and houseboat owners of the famous Dal Lake.
Sarmad Hafeez, the secretary of the Department of Tourism of Jammu and Kashmir said, “We are trying to train traders, including these Shikara owners, on how to follow proper SOPs through this program. The program is not limited to Dal Lake only, all traders at every tourist destination in the UT are being trained for the same”
“The program is aimed at spreading a message across the world that Kashmir is safe and that the tourism bodies are now ready to…

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