EC Tourism visits Yarkashing Twin Medicinal Springs, Karchay Khar Chamba

Kargil,15 Aug: In order to take on spot appraisal of the possibilities for creating necessary tourism related infrastructure at the twin medicinal springs at Yarkashing Village, Karchay Khar Chamba and other tourism sites in Barsoo Nallah and Suru Karchay, Executive Councillor for Tourism Er Phunsog Tashi visited several villages in these areas here on Friday.

The EC was accompanied by the Former Executive Councillor Works and    Councillor Tai Suru Aga Syed Abass Razvi,  Councillor Barsoo Sheikh Muhammad Ansari , Councillor Thasgam Abdul Rahim, SDM Sankoo Ghulam Mohiuddin Wani, AD Tourism Kargil Aga Syed Toha, engineers of Kargil Development Authority (KDA) besides other concerned officers and the local villagers. 

During the visit of Barsoo Nallah, EC Tashi while underlining the importance of the twin medicinal springs to emerge as one of the important tourist destinations in Kargil district said that the LAHDC will explore all the possible options for developing the area in every aspect in near future.

The EC further informed that considering the importance of the twin medicinal springs, CEC Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan has also given approval for construction of link road from Yarkashing village to the site of the twin springs.

Pertinently, the twin medicinal springs site is very unique and a wonder in itself and according to the locals the spring is known to have healing powers for back pain, joint pain, acidity and infertility problems.

Meanwhile, the EC also visited the site of Buddha Rock Statue at Karchay Khar, tomb of Rgyal Khatoon and other historical sites in the area.

During his visit to the rock carving structure at Biama Khumbu near Lankarchay village, the EC gave on spot instructions to the SDM Sankoo, AD Tourism and other concerned officers to demarcate the land for development of the area besides preparing estimates for construction of protection walling and other necessary structures at the site.

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