Tourism Development Authority Kokernag

Tourism Development Authority was established for KokernagĀ  and Achabal in December-2004, Vide SRO-231 dated 22-08-2005 some more villages were added to the jurisdiction of Kokernag-Achabal Development Authority which was subsequently renamed as Kokernag Development Authority (KDA). The areas of jurisdiction of KDA are as under:-

  • Villages/Wards coming under Municipal Committee Kokernag.
  • Villages/Wards coming under Municipal Committee Achabal.
  • Revenue villages of Zalangam, Wandevalgam, Vailoo, Dandipora, Daksum, Deesu and Nowbugh.
  • Forest areas adjoining the roads between Daksum and Sinthan top.
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The main tourist destinations are Mughal Garden at Achabal, Botanical garden at Kokernag, lush green forest area of Daksum and snow caped dense and high altitude forests of Choharnag with surrounding glaciers.

Tourism Development Authority Kokernag has a chain of tourist destinations spreading over 80 Kms. from Achabal to Sinthan top on one side leading to Kishtiwar district of Jammu Division and Margan topĀ  on other side of National Highway leading to twin blocks (Marwa & Wadwan) of Kishtiwar District .

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