Jammu: As a part of Iconic Week Festival being organised under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Department of Tourism, in collaboration with Divisional and District Administration Jammu, Wednesday organised a Walkthone involving students and youth to promote the Heritage tourism Corridor of City of Temples Jammu.
Mayor Jammu, Chander Mohan Gupta was the Chief Guest on the occasion, who flagged off the heritage tourism walk from Tourism Reception Centre Jammu.
The Walkthone started from the TRC and after passing through various temples including Raghunath Temple, Ranbireshwar Temple, Ram Mandir, Balram Temple, Gadhadhar Temple, Panjbakhter Temple culminated at Peerkho Temple Jammu.
The objective of the rally was to update the youngster about the history of the Jammu city (City of temples)
Chander Mohan Gupta, while interacting with media persons, said that the administration is focusing on the promotion of Heritage tourism in Jammu and Kashmir. He said several initiatives have been taken by the government to promote all potential sites and areas of the region. He lauded the efforts of the Tourism department for organising a series of events to promote the tourism sector in J&K.
Deputy Mayor Jammu, Purnima Sharma; Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Anshul Garg; Director Tourism Jammu, Vivekanand Rai; ACG, Rakesh Dubey besides other officers and officials of Tourism and other concerned departments were present on the occasion.