Patratu Lake Resort in Jharkhand to remain closed for 11 days as security measure for G20 meet
The Patratu Lake Resort (PLR) of Jharkhand Tourism Development Corporation (JTDC) located nearly 34 km from the state capital, will remain closed for tourists for 11 days from February 22 as a security measure for the delegates who would arrive for the G20 meet in Ranchi scheduled in the first week of March.
Ranchi is one of the venues of G-20 summit scheduled in the first week of March. Delegates of Science and technology from member countries will stay at Patratu Lake Resort’s VVIP guest house.
Alok Prasad, GM, JTDC said the entry of tourists and visitors would be restricted from February 22 to March 4, following the directive of the government.
Jharkhand Tourism Department, and the JTDC has renovated the resort for the world leaders. Chief secretary Sukhdev Singh, the secretaries of the departments concerned, and the chief engineer of the building construction department have visited the resort to review the preparations, said a senior official of the JTDC.
“We are giving final touches to the three-storyed guest house and beautifying the Sarovar Bihar resort on the island. World class amenities would be provided to the delegates for which fittings and installations are under way under the supervision of senior officials of the state,” Prasad added.
Patratu Lake Resort was developed as a global tourist destination at an estimated cost of INR 200 crore. Phase one of the project was inaugurated by then chief minister Raghubar Das on October 2, 2019. (Source: TOI)