Will have to wait for river rafting in Rishikesh

In the survey of the District Technical Committee, the water level of Ganga is not favorable for rafting, now the survey will be done again on September 12.

Rishikesh. Tourists will have to wait more for river rafting in Kaudiyala-Muni ki Reti Eco Tourism Zone of Ganga in Rishikesh. In the survey of the District Technical Committee, the Ganges has not yet been found suitable for rafting. Now again on September 12, the technical committee will take stock of the favorable conditions for rafting in the Ganga.
Kaudiyala Munikireti Eco Tourism Zone of Ganga is world famous for rafting activity. Thousands of tourists from India and abroad reach here every year for rafting. Rafting activity in the Ganges is banned from September 1 to June 31 during the monsoon period. This time, there was heavy rainfall in the mountainous areas in the past, due to which there was a huge boom in the tributaries of the Ganga. The water level of Ganga has also increased till now. Due to which the rafting activity could not start in the Ganga from September 1 on time.
On Friday, the district level technical committee constituted to conduct the activity of river rafting in Ganga studied the flow of rapid and Ganga besides the pullin and pullout points of Shivpuri, Vyasi, Marine Drive, Neem Beach rafting in Kaudiyala-Munikireti Eco Tourism Zone. Did.
District Adventure Sports Officer, Tehri KS Negi said that during the inspection, the technical committee found that the water level of Ganga is not yet conducive for rafting. The water level of the Ganges has still increased, due to which the rapids made in the Ganges are still dangerous from the point of view of security.
Due to the strong current, it is not at all safe for the tourists coming for rafting to do rafting in these conditions. The technical team estimated that again on August 12, the technical team would inspect the water level of the Ganges, after which a decision would be taken regarding rafting.
The technical committee included District Adventure Sports Officer Tehri KS Negi, Sub Divisional Forest Officer of Forest Department Anil Painuli, ITBP representative Keval Singh, Rafting Association representatives Dharmendra Negi and Vikas Bhandari etc.
It will take some time for rafting to start in the Ganga. Meanwhile, the Forest Department will repair the roads connecting the pullin and pullout points of rafting. Due to heavy rains this year, the roads connecting the pullin and pullout points have also been badly damaged.
This matter was also kept in focus during the inspection of the technical committee on Friday. The technical committee suggested that it is necessary to repair the roads of pull-in and pullout points everywhere. On which the Forest Department has agreed to repair all the roads by September 12.

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