Yusmarg or Yousmarg is a hill station in the western part of Kashmir Valley in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated 47 km south of Srinagar the capital of the state.
Amidst the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas, Yusmarg or the ‘Meadows of Jesus’ is believed to be the place where Jesus once lived. Sitting by the scintillating River Doodhganga overlooking the mighty Sunset and Tatakooti Peaks, Yusmarg offers itself as a perfect tourist destination for all those looking for relaxing and rejuvenating vacation amidst nature.
Yusmarg shelters many picture perfect locales. It mesmerizes tourists with its natural beauty through destinations like Sang-e-Safed valley; Yusmarg is also famed for having some exceptional springs of flowers. It has some of the highest peaks in PirPanjal range including Tattakutti (4,725 m) and Sunset Peak (4,746m).
Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Budgam is given the charge of CEO YDA and he hardly has time to visit the place except one recent visit he made on World Tourism Day. The overbusy Executive Engineer PWD (R&B) division Chadoora looks after Xen’s post of YDA and Treasury Officer Chadoora who has a lot of workload already is given the charge of Accounts Officer of YDA .