Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik chaired a crucial meet of the State Administrative Council (SAC).
The meet concluded with the decision that the picturesque town of Gulmarg will be developed into an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable tourist destination.
This has been named as the Gulmarg Master Plan-2032.
The plan proposes to maximise the contribution of Gulmarg and its surroundings to the state’s economy, while preserving its rich natural and cultural heritage, the official said.
According to the official, the main features of the plan include the development of Tangmarg area in the vicinity of Gulmarg as Satellite-Tourist-Township with flexible set of Development Control Regulations (DCRs) to attract developers for high-end tourism infrastructure.
Bed capacity of Gulmarg has been increased by extra accommodation in the form of tourist resort in the south-west of Bowl and hutments and camping sites on the western end of Leopard Valley besides eco-tourism areas.>