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Ranchi tourist spots come alive ahead of GIS

With more than 9,500 domestic and foreign delegates participating in the event, state tourism department is taking the opportunity to showcase Jharkhand’s scenic beauty

ranchi Updated: Feb 16, 2017 10:50 IST
Sanjoy Dey
Dasam fall in Ranchi
Dasam fall in Ranchi (HT File Photo)

Tourist spots in and around Ranchi are geared to greet visitors participating in the state’s first Global Investors’ Summit (GIS) slated on Thursday and Friday.

With more than 9,500 domestic and foreign delegates participating in the event, state tourism department is leaving no stone unturned to cash in on the opportunity to showcase Jharkhand’s scenic beauty, flora and fauna.

The department has hired two air-conditioned buses for the guests to take them on a tour of sites of natural beauty, in and around Ranchi. “We have focused on two natural and popular waterfalls-Hundru and Dasham falls. They have been decorated and safety arrangements put in place ,” said Jharkhand tourism development corporation (JTDC) general manager Rajiv Ranjan.

He said the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) would decide the schedule and the corporation would made arrangement accordingly.

“The registration for tourists has begun from Thursday morning for two days-February 17 and February 18,” Ranjan said.

State police department has also identified important tourist spots including Patratu Dam, Hundru and Dasham Falls, Kanke Dam and Deori Temple, where Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel have been deputed.