PESHAWAR -- Galiyat Development Authority (GDA) has fetched Rs216 million from the letting out the 12 Rest Houses and Dock Bungalows last year against the net earnings of Rs84 million previous year, says Director General Galiyat Development Authority Raza Habib while talking to media persons at his office on Wednesday.
Director General Raza Habib said that in next year 8 kanals road will be constructed in the Galyats, which includes Thandyiani- Nawansher Road, Barian- Havelian and Nathiagali-Bakot Road for which funds will be provided by the Asian Development Bank. He said that the three water supply schemes namely Thandyiani, Donga Gali and Changla Gali with the total cost of Rs150 million is planned for the next fiscal year.
He said that for the clearance of snow, own machinery has been acquired and the budget allocation for the clearance of snow in Galyats was slashed from Rs77 million to only Rs17 million and with the addition of two tractors and 2 dozers with specialized snow blower equipment costing Rs 600 million through the financial assistance of ADB, the main and link roads will be kept open through out the year.
Raza Habib said that to attract national and international tourists, Food Street and Flower and Handicraft market would be established with the camping sites for the tourists and all out efforts would be made for opening and encouragement of Winter Tourism in Galyats.
Two parks at Ayubia and Changla Gali are planned and container valley will be new addition in the area.
Replacement of outdated Ayubia Chairlift is also planned on public private partnership basis and number of chairs in...