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Resort development has now become the corner stone of the tourism related activities throughout the world.
Azad Kashmir has various places, which, if developed, can become popular tourist resorts.

Identified sites for resort development :-

i.
Muzaffarabad, Saran/Pirchinassi, Baan Beri area,
ii.
Dao Khan, Leepa Valley area,
iii.
Neelum Valley area.
iv.
Dhirkot, Neelabutt, Hanschowki including Danna area,
v.
Chikkar, Loonbagla, Sudhangali and Ganga-Choti area,
vi.
Rawalakot, Banjonsa, Pothi Mir Khan, Ghorimar, Tolipir including Lasdana Area,
vii.
Tatta Pani – Kotli, Sensah area,
viii.
Mirpur – Mangla, Ramkot, Bhimber & Samahni area,

ONGOING PROJECTS (DURING 2004-05)

 

 

S.No.

Name of Scheme

PC-I Cost
Amount in Million Rs

Allocation
2004-2005

1.

Preservation & Protection of Muzaffarabad Fort (Phase II)

31.00

0.700

2.

Development of Pir Chinassi Hill Resort (Phase I)

26.770

4.045

3.

Water Sports in Mangla Lake (PC-II)

0.500

0.001

4.

Preservation of Muzaffarabad & Baghser Forts

2.000

1.650

5.

Construction of Tourist Resorts in Neelum Valley

15.950

4.872

6.

Master Planning for Promotion of Tourism & Tourist Resorts in Azad Kashmir

2.000

0.430

7.

Rehabilitation of Tourist Rest Houses in Azad Kashmir

11.632

0.302

 

Total =

89.852

12.000


NEW PROPOSED SCHEMES:

1. ESTABLISHMENT OF CAMPING SITES IN AZAD KASHMIR PROJECT DIGEST

1

NAME OF THE PROJECT

ESTABLISHMENT OF CAMPING SITES IN AK

2

TIME REQUIRED FOR THE OMPLETION OF THE PROJECT (In Months).

36 Months

3

LOCATION OF THE PROJECT

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i) Place & administrative district

(ii Area/population to be served






Pirchinassi, Baan Bheri, Dao-Khan
(District Muzaffarabad), Sudhan Gali, Lasdana (District Bagh), Ghori Mar and Banjosa (District Poonch) and Ramkot District Mirpur.

Locals, Tourists/Visitors from all parts of the State, Pakistan and abroad.

4

CAPITAL COST: -

 

Item

1 st Year

2 nd Year

3 rd Year

Total

 

Local

F.E.C

Local

F.E.C

Local

F.E.C

 

Purchase of Camping Equipment

3.370

-

4.110

-

4.520

-

12.000

Purchase of Machinery & equipment

3.600

-

2.400

-

2.000

-

8.000

Office Contingencies

2.400

-

3.850

-

3.750

-

10.000

Grand Total =

9.370

-

10.360

-

10.270

-

30.000

5

Estimates of annual recurring (O&M) expenditure after completion of project:

Item

Local Cost

FEC

Total

•  Salaries
•  POL & Maintenance charges
•  Contingencies & other charges

-

0.200

0.300

-

-

-

0.200

0.300

Total

0.500

-

0.500

6

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROJECT:

 i)  

Provision for Development of Camping Sites (8nos) in Azad Kashmir.
(Pirchinassi, Baan Bheri, Dao-Khan, Sudhan Gali, Lasdana, Ghori Mar, Banjosa and Ramkot).

ii) 

Provision for purchase of Camping Equipment for above Camping Sites.

iii) 

Provision for purchase of Machinery & other equipment for above Camping Sites

iv) 

Provision for departmental contingencies.

v) 

Provision for purchase of equipment for White Water Rafting.

vi) 

Provision for purchase of equipment for Rock Climbing Activities.

vii) 

Provision for development of Training for White Water Rafting.

viii) 

Provision for development of Training for Rock Climbing Activities.

ix) 

Provision for preparation of Action Plan for the activities related to adventure tourism in Collaboration with Alpine Club of Pakistan and Adventure Foundation Pakistan .

x) 

Provision of Seminars/Workshops for promotion of Adventure Tourism.

xi) 

Provision of Adventure Tourism Melas, Exhibitions and other events in AK.

 
 
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