As per reports, Meghalaya government has introduced paragliding in Kharkutta.
Rupert Momin, MLA of Kharkutta has initiated paragliding in Rong’ma Gitil, popular as a picnic and tourist destination in Kharkhuta, North Garo Hills.
Meghalaya govt introduces paragliding to boost tourism
Paragliding in Kharkutta has been initiated to attract more tourists into the state.
With a motive to attract more tourists paragliding has been now added to the list of tourist attractions.
Team from Nepal began paragliding
Team from Nepal led by Bishnu Chetry has started paragliding in the Kharkutta area.
The main way to enter Kharkutta through NH 17 is from Darrangiri, Goalpara District, which is around 5 kilometers away.
As per information, MLA of Kharkhuta Constituency, Rupert Momin said, “Kharkhuta village offers picturesque natural beauty such as waterfall and cave. So we are on a way to start a circuit tourist and a resort. And with such natural beauty, we are also trying to add an event such as paragliding which will attract tourists more. This is just the beginning; therefore, we have not provided any advertisement.”
He further added, “Tourism is the fastest growing industry and contributes a great deal to the economy. So we hope with the beginning of this tourist place it will benefit the youth especially in having employment opportunities. Together with them and with the help of the chief minister of Meghalaya and the tourist department we are trying to develop more in the future.”