Governor stresses better facilities for pilgrims

The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board met here today under the chairmanship of Governor N N Vohra, Chairman of the Board.
Governor stresses better facilities for pilgrims
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The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board met here today under the chairmanship of Governor N N Vohra, Chairman of the Board. 

Besides Members of the Board, the meeting was attended by P K Tripathi, CEO of the Board.

Giving details, the CEO informed that the "Pratham Pooja" was organized by the Board at Chandanwari on 20th June, on the auspicious occasion of Jyesth Poornima and this year's Yatra which is of 48 days duration, began on 2nd July and will be concluded on 18th August.

The CEO also informed that this year 425 toilets and 140 bathrooms were added to the already existing number.

He said that PWD and Pahalgam Development Authority have been maintaining the Northern and Southern tracks in the Yatra area respectively with special emphasis on erecting railings at all vulnerable places along the two tracks.

The Chairman directed CEO to ensure that all arrangements are timely in place so that the remaining work is taken up in the post Yatra period, immediately after conclusion of the Yatra.  He called for sustained efforts to further improve the facilities provided to the pilgrims.

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