Amarnath Yatra: 5 counters to be set up for Tatkal registration of pilgrims in Jammu

Wednesday, 12 April 2023 (16:42 IST)
Jammu: As many as five counters will be established to facilitate smooth Tatkal registration of pilgrims arriving in Jammu for this year’s Shri Amarnath Yatra.
Jammu Deputy Commissioner Avny Lavasa on Monday reviewed the arrangements for the preparations being made for the Yatra.
Lavasa discussed various arrangements for facilities while during the meeting, the officers informed that five counters would be established for Tatkal registration of the pilgrims at Vaishnavi Dham, Mahajan Sabha, Panchayat Ghar and two at Geeta Bhawan and Ram Mandir for the registration of Sadhus.
It was also apprised that a token counter would be established at Saraswati Dham to facilitate the pilgrims and crowd management.
The Deputy Commissioner also discussed the requirement of other facilities like accommodation, barricading, security arrangements, technical equipment and wi-fi, power and water supply at registration counters.
The Jammu Municipal Commissioner was given the responsibility of cleanliness, installation of mobile toilets, sanitation, registration counters, Langer seva and Jammu City in general besides health department was asked to make available elaborate medical facilities for the pilgrims, while the RTO department was asked to keep a close check on fare charged by the transporters. (UNI)

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