Yazali September 2nd: Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar, who was on a day-long visit to Yacholi constituency in Lower Subansiri district, emphasized the facilitation and promotion of adventure tourism in the outskirts of Ranganadhi Hydropower Project (RHEP), Nypku and Yazali.
The Senior Secretary, along with Tourism Minister Sadhana Dhoori, Transport Minister Danny Salo, Director of Tourism Abu Taing and officials in the region, discussed the feasibility of developing adventure tourism in the region.
They were accompanied during the visit by the Minister of Education Taba Taddir, which is also a local local army. They visited the viewing point of the Potin Organic Tea Garden to see the areas where it is proposed to establish amenities for adventure tourism. The scope for creating a rope rope from the hill was considered.
The team then visited the defunct tourist lodge on the left bank of the Nipko Dam to assess the possibility of restarting the resort built by the Tourism Department. The resort was certified in 2009 and built in 2013, and it’s still going strong. The chief secretary invited young entrepreneurs to renovate the building and run it on lease. The team also visited Tago Putu, an altitude used for parachuting.
CS interacted with glider pilot Yoram David, who was conducting paragliding events in the area.
Appreciating the young businessman, who was buying paragliding equipment himself, CS assured his help in purchasing the equipment. He also asked the Department of Tourism to prepare a comprehensive plan for tourism activities in the region as soon as possible.
Later, Kumar told the press that Yazalı, near the state capital, has the potential to emerge as a major tourist destination. “It has everything it has to offer to tourists, such as adventure sports, cultural heritage and amazing natural beauty. We will do various tourism projects in Yazalı. Once the Hulongji Airport is ready, Yazalı as a tourist destination will multiply in importance.”
He stressed that Yazali will visit after a few months to follow up on the various projects that the Tourism Department will start.
He also said that the organic materials produced in Yazali district can be supplied to different parts of India if the market is properly exploited.
Tadir expressed his gratitude to CS Center and its team for visiting and exploring the tourism potential of the area, and hoped that the outcome of the visit would be fruitful. “People have huge expectations from the visit,” he said.
He informed the Minister that he holds meetings regularly to review the progress of the Trans-Arunachal Highway Project in his constituency.
He also accompanied the team during visits: Lower Subansiri DC S Lowang, SP Harsh Indora, Yachuli ADC Toko Babu, HoDs, ZPMs and others. (with input from DIPRO)