New Delhi, India: Himachal government plan to launch houseboats in the dams and lakes to attract more and more tourists.
According to the reports, the decision in this regard has been taken and State Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu has directed the tourism department to do the needful.
Chief Minister has asked the officers to prepare a new policy to promote Chamera, Pong, Bhakra, and Koldam from a tourism point of view. The tourism department is working on a new scheme under which the department will soon run houseboats and high-end cruises in Chamera, Pong, Bhakra, and Koldam.
Instructions have been issued to the officers to prepare the draft rule of the policy. Before preparing the draft, the officials have been asked to study it thoroughly.
The government is making preparations to promote tourism along with power generation through these major dams of Himachal. This effort of the government and the tourism department will be full of thrill for the people of Himachal as well as for the tourists visiting here.
Principal Secretary Tourism Devesh Kumar said that following orders from the Chief Minister, preparations are being made to run houseboats and cruises in Chamera, Pong, Bhakra, and Koldam.