Doodhpathri Development Authority

Doodhpathri Development Authority

Mission, vision, objectives, citizen charter

The Objectives  of the Authority are as follows: 

  1. Tourism as a poverty reduction strategy.
  2. Development of the region as a pioneer ecotourism destination.
  3. Preservation of the natural and cultural ecology for giving impetus to the tourism activity in the region.
  4. To create infrastructure for the convenience of tourists like public convenience, Shelter Shed, Budgeted Accommodation, Primary medical facilities, signage, and other roadside facilities.

To attract the tourists towards new tourist spots in order to decrease the rush to Gulmarg, Pahalgam, and other famous gardens in Srinagar.

Organisational /Functional setup and directory



Constitutional, legal and administrative frameworks


Plans, programmes, schemes and projects

  1. This Authority focusing on the provisions of infrastructure with emphasis on accessibility.
  2. Establishing a public partnership between Tourism, Forest, Social Forestry and Wildlife for introducing ecotourism in the region;
  3. This Authority will initiate ‘projects and schemes’ requiring heavy investment through the arrangement of transparent Public-Private-Partnership without adversely affecting the natural resources and the culture of the host communities.

Emphasis on projects and schemes which will not only give impetus to eco-tourism but also ensure that tourism development is translated into quantifiable benefits for local communities. 

Policies to achieve desired result

  • Socio-economic development areas.
  • Tourism as poverty reduction strategy.
  • Increasing employment opportunities.
  • Preserving national heritage and environment.
  • Diversification of tourism product.
  • Development of eco-tourism.
  • Development of domestic tourism for the budget category.

Development of international tourism.

Services offered

This Authority has created a number of infrastructure and other roadside facilities like cafeterias and public convenience so that tourists will be attracted to spend two to three nights at the destination which in turn will increase generation of revenue.    

Publications and reports




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Notice Board

Draft Master Plan Notification

Draft Master Plan Report

Draft Master Plan

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