Governor reviews Amarnath Yatra arrangements

The Governor had discussions with senior officers of Army, J&K Police, CRPF, BSF, ITBP, NDRF, SDRF regarding security arrangements being made on and along the track for smooth conduct of Yatra.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Jun 23 2018 1:16AM | Updated Date: Jun 23 2018 2:13AM
Governor reviews Amarnath Yatra arrangementsGK Photo

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra who is chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) on Friday visited holy cave, Panjtarni, Baltal and Domel yatra camps and Neelgrath helipad to review status of arrangements for the Yatra which would commence on 28 June.

Accompanied by chief executive officer of the SASB, Umang Narula, the Governor was briefed about the up-gradation of track on Baltal-Holy Cave axis, security arrangements and facilities being established for the establishment of medical facilities, shelter sheds, langars, tents, shops, pre-fabricated huts, toilets and baths.

The Governor had discussions with senior officers of Army, J&K Police, CRPF, BSF, ITBP, NDRF, SDRF regarding security arrangements being made on and along the track for smooth conduct of Yatra.

The Governor issued instructions to the camp director at holy cave to seek help of Army and paramilitary security units to recce the area, particularly the slopes above the holy cave to see that there were no loose stones/ boulders which could roll down and cause injuries to the pilgrims.

The Governor emphasized that strict monitoring of sanitation arrangements be ensured for proper disposal of all bio-degradable and non- biodegradable wastes.  He directed the camp directors and other functionaries of the board to particularly ensure effective sanitary arrangements in respect of the functioning of toilets/bath units and cleaning of the camp area thrice a day.

 

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