DEHRADUN, July 13
Considering the immense possibilities for the adventure sports tourism in the state, the state tourism department has decided to organise an adventure sports equipment exhibition and fair in month of August where the local and international manufacturers and dealers will be showcasing their products.
The state tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj said that he is excited with this decision of organising the Adventure sports equipment fair and exhibition. He said that the international and local manufactures will showcase their products on the occasion and he will make an effort to be present himself at the fair. He said that this scheme has been developed to promote adventure tourism in the state so that the manufacturers from the state are benefited and the economy of the state can be strengthened.
Secretary tourism Dilp Javalkar said that during this fair the equipment used in adventure tourism such as sportswear, trekking equipment, tenting equipment and camping equipment and other sports item will be displayed. He said that through this fair the local manufacturers will be motivated to invest in the field of adventure sports and people would also get to know the intricacies of adventure tourism. He said that the interested manufacturers can contact Uttarakhand tourism development board office at Garhi cantt and the suggestions for improving the event are welcomed. He said that the effort will be made to ensure that local adventure sports lovers and manufacturers participate in the event in large number.