The Department of Tourism, J&K; is the primary formative, limited time and administrative arm of the J&K; Government. Its fundamental part embodies of:· Overall arranging and execution of plans for the advancement, up-degree and change of the tourism foundation in distinctive parts of the State.
The Department of Tourism has Tourist Offices in all the visitor resorts of the State. Moreover, there are 6 limited time workplaces outside the State, one every at New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kolkata. Additionally, there is one common Director of Tourism each for Jammu and Kashmir Divisions. The Department additionally has Engineering Division under its control for the execution and execution of different plans. For planning and checking the arrangement conspires, the Department has a Planning Wing and for general promoting and advancement the Department has a Publicity Wing.
For protecting the hobbies of vacationers going to Jammu and Kashmir, the State has instituted an exceptional enactment titled the "Jammu and Kashmir Registration of Tourist Trade Act, 1978/1982". Under this demonstration, all the Tourist Officers posted in distinctive resorts have been vested with exceptional powers as Prescribed Authorities to enroll and control the traveler exchange their individual territories of ward, and to investigate protestations from travelers going by the State, the Department has an Enforcement Wing headed by a Superintendent of Police on nomination from the Police Department who is assigned as Deputy Director Tourism (Enforcement). For cases obliging arraignment, composed objection of a visitor is permissible as confirmation regardless of the possibility that he may have left the State.
The business exercises in the tourism segment from the Government side are taken care of by an open area company know as the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation (J&K; TDC). It works and oversees Government convenience in Tourist Centers at Srinagar and Jammu, and the Tourist Complexes, Hotels, Tourist Bungalows in different resorts. The Corporation additionally runs a Travel Division, which sorts out bundle visits to different parts of the State furthermore organizes transport offices for the travelers. Visit www.jktdc.co.in.
Other related associations of the Tourism Department are the Jammu and Kashmir State Cable Car Corporation (J&K; CCC) and the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Center (SKICC). The Cable Car Corporation (www.jksccc.com) works a Gondola Lift at Gulmarg. It is additionally wanting to situated up comparable offices in diverse traveler resorts of the State. The Convention Center (www.skicc.in) has Conference offices of International standards.
As a measure to accelerate framework improvement in select traveler resorts, Development Authorities, headed by Chief Ex. Officers have been constituted for Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Sonamarg, Yousmarg, Dodpathri, Verinag, Kokernag, Leh, Kargil, Patnitop, Lakhanpur - Sarthal, Aharbal, Wular - Manasbal, Zanskar, Rajouri, Poonch, Bhaderwah, Kishtwar, and Surinsar - Mansar..