Yatri Niwas opened for stranded passengers in Jammu
Free langer, medicare made available
Jammu, Jan 16: CM’s Advisor, Mubarak Gul on Monday said the passengers stranded in Jammu due to the closure of Srinagar-Jammu Highway would be accommodated in the Yatri Niwas at Bhagwati Nagar.
Interacting with the stranded passengers at bus stand here, Gul said the elderly people besides women and children would be lodged in the Yatri Niwas where the facilities of free langer have also been made available. Adequate arrangements are being made for medicare and ensuring health and hygiene in the yatri Niwas.
Gul said the Government had taken up with the concerned the matter regarding operation of additional flights between Jammu and Srinagar and pressing into service air force planes for the convenience of the stranded people. However, this will be possible only when weather condition will improve.
Gul said the hoteliers of Jammu on their part have offered 20 to 25 per cent discount for the stranded passengers in hotels and lodges across the Jammu city.
Gul assured the people that all the required steps would be taken for the lodging till the road reopens. He advised them not to proceed to their destinations unless clearance by the competent authority managing the roads is sought.
Earlier, the Advisor convened a meeting to take stock of arrangements being made for comfortable stay of stranded passengers besides deliberating upon various multi-pronged strategies to further streamline the functioning of all the departments in this regard.
Lastupdate on : Mon, 16 Jan 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 16 Jan 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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