Jammu & Kashmir

Kashmir tourism being promoted to provide employment to locals, says Admin

An Indian tourist couple takes photographs at Tulip garden, where 1.5 million tulips bloom each year for the 30-day flowering season. [File Photo]

Srinagar: The administration on Saturday said that tourism is being promoted at the highest level to give a boost to Kashmir’s economy and also provide employment to the local youth.

Director Tourism, G N Itoo said that the department has started promoting all the seasons in Kashmir and it is for the first time that the spring season is being promoted here.

“After making efforts on the ground, Kashmir has recorded an increase in the footfall of tourists here from last year,” he said, adding that the efforts are on to make tourists knowledgeable that every season is special in Kashmir.

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