Advisor Bhatnagar Visits Gulf Club Gulmarg, Reviews Preparations for 3rd 'Khelo India National Winter Games

Directs Officers to Adopt Coordinated Approach for Making an Event a Grand Success

Directs Officers to Adopt Coordinated Approach for Making an Event a Grand Success

Gulmarg, January 27 (KNS): Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Jammu and Kashmir,  Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar had an extensive tour of Gulmarg where he chaired a meeting of officers at Gulf Club  to review the preparedness and arrangements put in place for the  upcoming third edition of ‘Khelo India National Winter Games' under Khelo-India Sports Initiative commencing from 10th to 14th February 2023.

Addressing the officers during the meeting, the Advisor highlighted that the games will not only promote sports activities in Jammu and Kashmir but will also go a long way in attracting the tourists, both domestic and foreign.

While reviewing the arrangements for the event, R.R. Bhatnagar emphasized upon the district administration and private agencies associated to put in place all arrangements well in advance for the successful conduct of event. He delved upon the different stakeholders associated with the event to maintain close coordination and synergy for smooth conduct of the event.

The Advisor further said that the approach of the Government is to promote tourism at full scale and therefore we should utilise this opportunity for promoting the tourism potential of our UT.

While reviewing other aspects related to event, the Advisor exhorted upon the officers that all necessary arrangements like accommodation, lodging and other facilities should be put in place well in advance.

During the meeting, accommodation for participants, traffic management, identification of additional parking slots, snow clearance, security, transport facilities, media coverage, maintenance of slops, electricity , water, health care facilities and other related issues were also discussed in detail.

It was also given out that the necessary Control Room will be established at Gulmarg where Helpline Numbers will be shared for dissemination of information. Meanwhile hoardings have been  installed on way to Gulmarg reflecting measures of using vehicles with anti skid Chains, it added. 

During the meeting,  it was informed that both national and local sports persons and 
athletes have registered themselves for the participation in the event.

The event will witness various cultural programmes  to impart festive look to the event.(KNS)

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