Udhampur: Secretary, Tourism, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, on Friday conducted a thorough inspection of Yoga and Wellness Center (International Yoga Center), Manatalai.
He assessed the work execution on the International Yoga Center and asked the concerned to expedite the progress on project being raised under the Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP). He took stock of various project components including Yoga Center, Wellness Spa and Ayurveda Complex, Tourists Facilitation Center, Dining Center, Eco log Huts, Helipad, Amphitheater, Landscaping, Parking area, Green Poly House, Meditation enclave, and more.
Secretary asked the NPCC officials to expeditiously complete all works for speedy completion of this vital project. He issued strict instructions with regard to quality and pace of finishing work in various components.
Dr Abid set deadline of two weeks for the executing agency to complete the project. He issued specific instructions to address all identified issues, deploy additional skilled manpower, and ensure that work meets utmost standards of quality.
“International Yoga Center at the renowned site of Mantalai is a significant project that will contribute to the region’s tourism potential and wellness landscape. It holds national importance and its completion with desired standards is a top priority. The identified deficiencies should be rectified promptly, with strict adherence to the stipulated timeline,” asserted Dr Abid during the meeting.
Secretary was accompanied by tourism officials and committee members including Amarjeet Singh, Special Secretary, Tourism Department, Thakur Sher Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Patnitop Development Authority, Parvaiz Naik, Sub Divisional Magistrate Chenani, Suresh Bharti, Executive Engineer, PW(R&B) Division Chenani; Representatives from JPDCL Udhampur, Jal Shakti Udhampur, NPCC, and contractor.