Secretary Tourism takes stock of tourism infrastructure development works at Khardung-la top, North-Pulu and South-Pulu   Emphasizes on completion of works at the earliest & adherence to quality parameters

By Reach Ladakh Correspondent Leh, Aug 02, 2022
Leh :
Secretary, Tourism and Culture Department, Ladakh Kacho Mehboob Ali Khan inspected and reviewed the status of ongoing tourism infrastructure development works at Khardung-la top, North-Pulu and South-Pulu on June 30.
At North-Pullu, the Secretary while taking stock of the construction of wayside amenity (Cafeteria cum PC complex) instructed the Executive Engineer, LDA to complete the remaining work within a month's time and further directed to initiate the outsourcing process immediately so as to operationalize the wayside amenity for convenience of tourists and visitors. He further gave on-the-spot instructions to prepare DPR for landscaping, parking, water supply, compound walling, and solar lighting so that the facility becomes a complete wayside amenity.
At Khardung-la he inspected the progress of work on the construction of viewpoints at 2 locations towards North-Pulu and South-Pulu at the pass/top. He emphasized the need to complete these works on priority while taking due care of quality and quantity parameters as per DPR.
The Secretary, Tourism while inspecting the ongoing work on the wayside amenity at South Pulu showed concern at the slow pace of work and directed Director, Tourism to immediately take up the matter with PWD, Leh for immediate necessary action and handing over of the facility.
Director, Tourism Department, Ladakh Kunzes Angmo; Executive Engineer,  Tourism Development Authority, Leh Tsering Angchuk; OSD/Under Secretary, Tourism and Culture Department, Muhammad Ali Tak besides other concerned officers accompanied the Secretary during the tour.