Jammu and Kashmir Tourist Village Network

The Jammu and Kashmir Tourist Village Network was launched by the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha under the Mission Youth initiative. Its objective is transform 75 villages in the union territory, which are known for their history, aesthetics and cultural significance, into tourist villages. The initiative will highlight landscapes, indigenous knowledge systems, cultural diversity and heritage, local values and traditions in the villages.
The villages will be converted to attract more tourists in a sustainable manner with the help of youth in the region. The initiative is in line with the governmentÂ’s efforts to boost the rural economy and community entrepreneurship and promote the empowerment of youth and women. It will also be attracting film industry into these villages.


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