To discuss the proposal of developing eco-village for tourism promotion at Spangmik and Lukung, Avny Lavasa, DC Leh convened a meeting with concerned district officers on July 3.
She asked the officers to plan a workable project in a sustainable manner considering the ecological fragility of the region. She stressed on providing basic amenities like drinking water, toilet and parking facility. She consulted with the concern departments about the potential of promoting yak tourism at Pangong and instructed them to explore its possibilities. She urged them to open sale centers at Pangong to promote handicraft, handloom, yak cheese and yak products.
She instructed Dr. Asif Hussain, Geographical Information System to make a route map of essential services and important infrastructures along the route from Leh to Pangong to provide easy access to the tourists of various facilities available.
She emphasized on improving and prioritizing homestay in Durbuk sub-division to benefit the local residents in terms of income generation. She asked to provide benches along the Pangong Lake, registration for camps and other necessary requirements.
ACD, RDD, Leh informed about the successful functioning of Tsangda project at Pangong Lake and said that efforts are on to strengthen it further.
Moses Kunzang. Additional District Development Commissioner, Leh and other concerned officers attended the meeting.