November 27, 2019

State Government to set up PMU to strengthen tourism

State Government to set up PMU to strengthen tourism



Vijyender Sharma

SHIMLA--------With the aim to strengthen tourism in Himachal Pradesh, the State Government has planned to set up Project Management Unit (PMU) to support the Tourism department. This was stated by Chief Secretary Dr. Shrikant Baldi while presiding over a meeting of tourism department and the PMU team.

Chief Secretary said that PMU would be set up for investment promotion grounding and handling of event management in the State. He said that the best practices of other states would be adopted for development of tourism sector in the State. He further said that this would work as employment generation engine, benefiting youth of the State.

Dr. Baldi said that setting up of PMU would help develop a focussed outreach and promote Himachal Pradesh as a brand in terms of tourism. He said that PMU would assist in meeting the challenges faced by tourism industry, exploring tourism potential, capacity building and infrastructure development in the State.

Director Tourism Yunus and PMU team were also present in the meeting.

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