Tourism to get industry status in Uttarakhand: CM

Mukteshwar under a cover of snow.  
Mukteshwar under a cover of snow.

Dehradun: Tourism would soon be given status of an industry in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish  Rawat announced on Monday.

After a review meeting of the tourism department, Rawat said fresh impetus to the tourism sector was  required as the hill state offered unlimited potential for domestic as well as international tourists.

He directed officials to make a concrete action plan to ensure more footfall in the state.