This year, preparations are being made keeping in mind the possibility of movement of 6 lakh Shiv devotees in Amarnath Yatra. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam held a meeting on Wednesday to review the preparations and arrangements for the safe and hassle-free Amarnath Yatra. The Chief Secretary directed the Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir and Jammu to closely monitor the arrangements made in transit camps along the ‘Yatra’ route especially in Kathua, Samba, Jammu, Udhampur, Ramban, Anantnag, Srinagar, Baltal. .
He said that both divisional administrations should make arrangements with the objective of moving six lakh passengers. He asked Mandalayukt Kashmir and Jammu to oversee arrangements in the travel routes Kathua, Samba, Jammu, Udhampur, Ramban, Anantnag, Srinagar, Baltal and Chandanbari.
J&K prepares for Amarnath Yatra, 6 lakh pilgrims expected
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The District Deputy Commissioners have been asked to increase the passenger capacity in the treasury camps in the respective areas. All necessary basic facilities should be provided in these camps. All arrangements were made to ensure the arrangements before the visit. Advance passenger registration is being started for the journey from April 1.
The 56-day Amarnath Yatra will begin on 28 June with all Kovid-19 protocols, and will end on Raksha Bandhan on 22 August as usual. Registrations for this will start from the first week of April.