In order to promote safe and smooth driving in the state, the Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) Tourism Department has tied-up with Mumbai-based GlobalTHEN, to impart training to drivers associated with the tourism industry. This information was revealed at a meeting convened by Nawang Rigzin Jora, Minister for Tourism, Govt. of J&K on July 27, 012. The meeting was attended by the Nasir Aslam Wani, Minister of State for Home, Tourism and Culture; Atal Dulloo, Director Tourism and representatives of various driver associations.
The meeting deliberated upon organising training cum workshop for drivers especially those associated with the tourism industry in all the three regions of the state. GlobalTHEN will impart training through their Pawan Ko Kahin Dekha Kya, a soft skills training programme for drivers. Wani urged representatives of driver associations to make all efforts for participation of drivers in such training programmes.
Jora said that such type of training cum workshops will be conducted very soon in all the three regions of the state. Jora asked officers of the tourism department and representatives of drivers associations to formulate the programme for conducting these workshops.
video presentation of Pawan Ko Kahin Dekha Kya was also shown at the meeting through which various tips were imparted to representatives of various driver associations.