Illegal Tourism Business: Barrier in development of Dang

17th Jul, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, July 17: Private sector has begun to develop the ​​Dang district. They have also begun to explore the tourist places in different areas to develop them. The tourism sector of the district is expected to develop as the private sector has been committed to identified and develop such tourist areas. Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry said that they have been looking forward to develop religious and natural heritage of the district as a tourist sector.

In the past, Dang District Industry Commerce Association has initiated to construct a tourist site in Chaupata, Ghorahi Sub- Municipality. They also discussed with the Temple Management Committee to make this area as tourist area. According to the Chairman of Dang Commerce and Industry Association Chairman Narayan Bhusal, the initiative will be made to make Chaupata as better tourism site, which is also the entrance gate of Ghorahi.


The Commerce and Industry Association has said that the land of Gorakhnath Temple and the other sites consists of 7 hectares. Bhusal said that the place can be constructed as picnic spot by supplying drinking water. Around 10 million is estimated for to construct this area. Help from the government side is expected by the association to develop the infrastructures of the area.

Local residents said that the after the construction this area will be suitable for both internal as well as external tourists.

The Temple Management Committee has also requested the association to construct the tourist site in the area. Chairman of the Temple Management Committee, Dilli Bahadur Basnet said that they have urged the association to construct the site as they couldn’t construct the site.

Dang Industry Commerce Association is planning to commercialize the area. There is lack of investing businessmen in the district thus Bhusal, Chairman of the Commerce Association of Commerce is planning to commercialize the area General Secretary of the Commerce and Industry Association; Naresh Karki said that training should be done to produce tourism businessmen."The tourism sector is required to increase the prosperity of the district," he added.