The trials had been undertaken beneath the tutelage of the Shivalik Development Board, which is accountable for the improvement of the complete decrease Himalayan area. (Representative Image)
The state of Haryana could quickly add one of the most significant tourist attractions to its kit in the type of paragliding activity. Recently the very first ever two paragliding test flights had been performed at the Morni Hills in the Panchkula district of the state to discover the prospective of introducing the paragliding activity in the area, the Indian Express reported. In order to gauge the possibility of one of the most thrilling and thrilling activities in the area, the test flights had been performed by the group of specialist gliders of the Border Security Force (BSF). The group of the BSF personnel who are posted at the BSF Adventure School in Dehradun had arrived at Panchkula district to conduct the test flights. The trials had been undertaken beneath the tutelage of the Shivalik Development Board, which is accountable for the improvement of the complete decrease Himalayan area.
At present Manali district in Himachal, Rishikesh district in the state of Uttarakhand are some of the ideal well-known web sites for paragliding activities due to their climate and topographical situations and improvement of a strong tourism infrastructure in the area.
- Advertisement -
The BSF personnel commenced their test flights from the hilly village of Bhori at Morni which is situated at an altitude of 4000 ft from the sea level and descended at the Palasara village which is situated in the plane location topography of the state. It is pertinent to note that the Morni hills is the sole hilly area in the otherwise plains-dominated state and introducing the paragliding activity as a tourist sport could enhance tourism prospects of the area immensely as the residents from the state presently have to go to neighbouring Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand states to take element in paragliding.
The Morni hills share their boundary with the Sirmour district of Himachal Pradesh and lie in close vicinity to the Panchkula, Yamunanagar and Ambala districts of the state. The BSF group led by Inspector Ajay Singh Adhana performed a feasibility study of the area for about 4 days prior to embarking on the very first paragliding test flights from the area. In addition to the beginning point from village Bhori, the group has identified 4 other spots in the area which could develop into the launching pads for the paragliding sport. However, the path and speed of the wind will also play a crucial function to launch the paragliding activity.
Mahesh Kumar Singla, who is the Executive Vice-Chairman of the Shivalik Development Board told the Indian Express that the Morni hills have the prospective to kickstart tiny scale paragliding activity and other adventure tourism and the introduction of the paragliding activity of tiny scale could also enhance improvement and job prospects in the area. Singla also mentioned that the BSF personnel who performed the trials identified the place best for beginning quick period paragliding activity. However, Singla added that superior wind speed will be an indispensable situation to undertake the activity.