Uttarakhand: Preparations Begin For Tehri Lake Festival In February; Aims To Put Location On Global Tourism MapTehri Lake (Prshntsingh733/Wikimedia Commons)

In a bid to attract tourists to the massive lake on Tehri Dam, the administration has started preparations for Tehri lake festival 2019. A meeting of officers of concerned departments was called by District Magistrate (DM) Sonika to review the preparations for the proposed event, Amar Ujala has reported.

The event is scheduled to be held from 26 to 28 February in Uttarakhand’s Tehri district. The administration hopes to attract tourists via this lake festival and also aspires to put the location on the global tourism map.

DM, in a meeting held in the Collectorate, directed officials to make preparations to ensure a grand celebration of the festival. She urged that everybody should give it their best to make sure this year’s festival is better than the last one.

Taking suggestions on many important issues like health, drinking water, electricity, food, vehicles, toilets, security and cultural events in the festival, DM discussed appropriate preparations needed for them.

During the meeting, Senior Superintendent of Police Dr Yogendra Singh Rawat emphasised on security and alertness of the police.

Officials present in the meeting included Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Bhagirathi Jangpangi, Sub-Divisional Magistrate Ravindra Junvantha, Senior Treasurer Rumi Chaudhary, Executive Engineer PWD KS Negi and Tourism Officer Suresh Yadav among others.

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