Briefing reporters here, J and K Tourism Secretary Shailendra Kumar said the private tourism infrastructure providers have informed the state government that the entire infrastructure
will be ready by March 31.
"As far as the government infrastructure, such as the hotels, is concerned, it will be completely ready by March 31. The private people have said that their infrastructure will also be ready by that time," he said.
Devastating floods damaged tourists facilities in Srinagar last September, hitting the tourism industry badly.
According to Kumar, only 10 percent of the tourist infrastructure was affected while 90 percent remained intact during the floods.
The Tourism Secretary also hoped that there would be a rise in the number of tourists coming to the Valley this year.
Earlier, Talat Parvez, Director, Tourism, Kashmir, said that a total  of 1.25 crore tourists visited the state last year of which 1.15 lakh were foreigners.

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