Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2013:
Srinagar (Kashmir), July 22 - Governor, who is the Chairman of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, asked the Chief Executive Officer of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) to have an early meeting with all the stakeholders and officers concerned with the pilgrimage (Yatra) to formulate a well considered strategy for conducting Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2013, based on the experiences of this year’s Yatra.
The Governor directed the CEO for preparing a Camp and route-wise Action Plan for Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2013, immediately after the culmination of this year’s Yatra on 2nd August, for locating various services keeping in view the experiences gained this year. He stressed that route-wise arrangements of all aspects of the Yatra must be worked out well in advance with particular focus on medicare, sanitation, cleanliness, water and power supply and other facilities and, side by side, ensuring protection of environment and ecology of Shri Amarnathji Yatra area. He directed for publicizing Do’s and Don’ts and the Health Advisory issued by the Shrine Board for the Yatris across the country in various vernacular languages for Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2013.
The Governor while reviewing the functioning of the helicopter services operating on Pahalgam-Panjtarni and Baltal-Panjtarni routes, stressed for further streamlining these.
The Governor, who has been personally monitoring all Shri Amarnathji Yatra arrangements and movement of the Yatris on daily basis, reiterated directions to all concerned officers to provide all required assistance to the Yatris to make the Yatra a pleasurable experience for the pilgrims.