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Uttarakhand to promote tourism in its forest areas
21/02/2023 05:54 PM | Click to read full article
With 72% area of the state under forest cover, the Uttarakhand Cabinet has decided to promote tourism activities in certain areas that come under the Forest Department. A committee headed by the Chief Secretary would comprise members of the Forest and Tourism Department including principal secretary forest, secretary tourism, secretary forest and chief wildlife warden. The committee would also handle issues related to mountaineers and trekkers coming to Uttarakhand.