Jammu- The Union Territory Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha said on Wednesday that his administration is committed to the development of religious tourism in the city of temples, to attract more tourists who come to visit the holy places of worship.
Sinha made these remarks during his interaction with a delegation of Jammu Civil Society (JCS) at Raj Bhavan here, an official spokesperson said Wednesday.
The delegation led by Pardeep Gandotra, he said, apprised the Lt Governor about the problems faced by people while performing the darshan of Bawe Wali Mata Temple, which included overcrowding, traffic congestion around the temple area etc.
He said that the delegation also put forth the demand of development of the temple area for attracting more tourists and generating employment.
“While interacting with the members of the delegation, the Lt Governor observed that UT administration is committed to the development of religious tourism in the city of temples, to attract more tourists who come to visit the holy places of worship,” the spokesperson said.
He further said that a Rakesh Joshi- Senior Vice President Of HDFC Bank along with Cluster Head Ms Shubhra Mishra and Branch Manager Ms Anuradha Razdan also met the LG and discussed the expansion of the their banking network and participation in priority sectors including lending as well as financial assistance to MSMEs.
The delegation, as per the spokesperson also apprised the LG about various CSR activities being undertaken by the bank in Jammu Kashmir.
“The Lt Governor appreciated the efforts made by HDFC Bank and encouraged them to participate in self employment schemes started by the government of Jammu Kashmir,” he added.
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