Pachmarhi set to become Madhya Pradesh wellness hub | Bhopal News

BHOPAL: The queen of Satpura, Pachmarhi, will no longer remain just a tourist destination. Next time visit Pachmarhi to savor not only its natural beauty but also for wellness. The Madhya Pradesh tourism board is in talks with the department of Ayush to develop the hill station as a state wellness center.
Talk to TOI, Principal Secretary (Tourism) and General Manager (MP Tourism Office), Sheo Shekhar Shukla said Pachmarhi is an ideal place to develop it into a wellness center. “Over the past few years, Pachmarhi has become an important tourist destination in the country,” Shukla said.
Asked why Pachmarhi was selected to be a wellness center in the state, Shukla replied, “It has the presence of rare Ayurvedic herbs and naturopathy. In addition, Pachmarhi is rich in flora and wildlife. People who come here from afar want to have a peaceful time during their stay. Welfare will be a complementary facility for them. We want to attract tourists to stay here and also be diagnosed if they have any disease added Shukla.
“The climate of Pachmarhi is ideal for making it a wellness center”
The forest around Pachmarhi is home to many rare varieties of plants. UNESCO added Pachmarhi Park to its list of biosphere reserves in May 2009.
The total area of ​​Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve is 4981.72 km². It includes three wildlife conservation units. These are Bori Sanctuary (485.72 km²), Satpura National Park (524.37 km²) and Pachmarhi Shrine (491.63 km²). Pachmarhi has a mild climate, with temperatures ranging from hot to cool. “The climate of Pachmarhi has also made it ideal for use as a wellness resort. Tourists who come to Pachmarhi are not only on weekends. Their presence is good throughout the week, which makes us made it clear how to make it a wellness center in the state,” Shukla said. cream and lesser known but delicious local fruits such as khatua, tendu, chunna, khinni and chaar.The forest is also known for its abundance of medicinal plants and herbs.Pachmari forest is also densely wooded with oaks and blue pines.
MPSTDC has already decided to develop an 18-hole international standard golf course in Pachmarhi. tnn

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