A hill station, prettier than Davos, is being planned near Zojila
A hill station is being planned near Zojila Pass. As per the newest reports, it'll be more beautiful than the famous Davos in Switzerland and has been planned within the scenic landscape between the 18-km stretch of Zojila tunnel in Ladakh and Z-More tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir. an equivalent was recently announced by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.
He also opined that this project will open new employment opportunities also as provide a lift to the economy. Reportedly, a gathering with Lieutenant Governors of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir is going to be held next week during this connection.
Referring to this, the Union Minister stated that this project will change the dynamics of both Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir territories, and would also help to make huge employment opportunities.
While Davos may be a popular town within the Swiss Alps, famous for hosting the annual World Economic Forum meeting, Zojila Pass is situated at an altitude of 11578 ft on the Srinagar-Kargil-Leh National Highway, which remains closed during winters thanks to heavy snowfall.
To make this hill station as famous as Davos, a nominal rupee one lease rent will likely be there, and that they will give the land as equity. Mr. Gadkari also said that adding that a hill station parallels to Davos can easily come up within the area that witnesses high snowfall.
He added that both Leh-Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir governments are going to be stakeholders and partners within the project.
Regarding the station project, the Minister further added that they're going to develop world-class infrastructure there, including transport, road, communication, and water. He also added that they're going to develop and sell plots so that restaurants, hotels, residential accommodation, and resorts come up there.
He assured that this hill station project might be an enormous success story with public-private investment, and also create jobs for people, alongside attracting an enormous number of tourists.
Mr. Gadkari also informed that the design and style of Capitol Hill station are going to be finalized with a Swiss architect.
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