Governor visits Amarnath Cave
Reviews sanitation drive
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Aug 29: The Governor, N N Vohra, visited Amarnath Cave Shrine in south Kashmir on Sunday, an official spokesman said.
He said the governor also visited the Camps at Panjtarni, Sheshnag, Baltal and Domel to review the status of the ongoing special sanitation drive being carried out under his directions.
He also discussed with the Board officials and Forces officers the further improvements to be made in locating various facilities in each camp for the Yatra 2011.
R K Goyal, the Chief Executive Officer of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, said that on the instructions of the Governor, a special sanitation drive had been launched more than 2-weeks ago at all the camps and along the Yatra routes, with a view to ensure effective disposal of all garbage and wastes.
He added that the Governor, who is also the Chairman of the Board, has been emphasizing the crucial importance of cleaning the Yatra area before onset of the ensuing winter season and has been personally monitoring this aspect on regular basis.
He said that the Shrine Board had taken several steps for sanitation and environment protection, involving significant expenditures. These measures have included the operation and maintenance of the Sewerage Treatment Plants at the Baltal and Nunwan Camps, biological treatment of human wastes at all other camps, and scientific treatment of all solid and liquid wastes. Besides, the Board had taken several pro-active measures for creating awareness among various stakeholders for ensuring cleanliness.
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