Two loss-making Himachal Tourism units shut down, one leased out to a private party 

Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation ( HPTDC ) has shut down two hotels and one has been leased out. Thirty hotels are in red and making losses for the state government. This was stated by Deputy Chief Minister Mukesh Agnihotri while replying to a query asked by Congress member Sudhir Sharma during the question hours. 

Mr. Mukesh Agnihotri said that HPTDC has constructed Angler Bunglaw at Katrai in District Kullu in the last three years and has been leased out from  April 8,  2021. He said that due to leasing out of this hotel HPTDC earned Rs 3,54822 from the lease amount till Jan 31, 2023. Minister also said that currently, thirty hotel units of HPTDC are running at a loss.  Dy CM said that the HPTDC unit at Sadhupul under Chail tourist resort was running at a loss of Rs 4.04 lakh from April 2022 to Jan 1, 2023 and  Café Shivalik at Parwanoo also reported a loss of Rs 41000 have been closed since the Covid period. 

 Minister said that among the loss-making HPTDC units are Transport Wing, Shimla (Rs-48.36 lakh),  Shivalik, Parwanoo (Rs-44.07lakh), Meghdoot, Kiarighat (Rs-40.82 lakh), Kunal, Dharamshala (Rs-34.47 lakh) Hadimba, Manali (Rs-27.22 lakh) Baghal, Darlaghat(Rs -26.92 lakh) Sarvari, Kullu (Rs-25.02 lakh) Suket, Mandi ( Rs-24.58 lakh) Uhal Jogindernagar (Rs-22.74 lakh) Silvermoon, Kullu, (Rs -19.21 lakh),  Café Monal, Kullu (Rs-17.07 lakh) Chanshal, Rohru (Rs-15.86 lakh) Yamuna, Poanta (Rs-12.76 lakh),  Apple Blossom, Fagu (Rs-9.55 lakh),  Café Satluj, Rampur (Rs-9.30 lakh) Yatri Niwas, Chamundaji (Rs -8.44 lakh) Café Lalit, Kufri (Rs 7.09), Mamleshwar, Chindi (Rs-6.51 lakh) Nupur, (Rs -4.84 lakh),  Iravati, Chamba (Rs-4.17 lakh) Kashmir House, Dharamshala(Rs -3.46 lakh) Kinner Kailash, Kalpa (Rs-2.85 lakh) Tourist Inn, Rajgarh (Rs-2.55 lakh) Chintpurni, Bharwain Rs-2.27 lakh) Neugal, Palampur (Rs-2.16 lakh) Chandrabhaga, Keylong (Rs -1.79 lakh) Maharana Partap,Pongdam (Rs-1.34 lakh) and Raviview, Chamba (Rs -0.49 lakh).

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