An adventure sports officer has been appointed by the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board (UTDB) in Rishikesh. The appointed officer KS Negi will shortly take charge at the tourist information center in Rishikesh. His appointment is made in order to take care of the interests of those in the business of white water rafting, to facilitate swift redressal of problems faced in the sector and to ensure disciplined operations of various activities in the river rafting business. The State’s Tourism secretary Dilip Jawalkar said that this step considers the scope for river rafting tourism in the Rishikesh area. The local youth, as well as tourists from the nation and all over the globe, will have access to adventure sports.
The appointed officer, KS Negi will also organize some adventurous sports in coming days. Rishikesh is popularly known for Yoga, it has gained popularity for rafting as well in past years. It has also been a medium of employment for many.