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Helicopter Services to Shri Shiv Khori Shrine soon

Jammu (Jammu & Kashmir), October 12, 2016 - imagePilgrims visiting the famous Shri Shiv Khori Shrine in Reasi district of Jammu in J&K are likely to get Helicopter Services very soon and a formal decision in this regard may be taken in the upcoming meeting of Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board.

The construction of helipad and allied infrastructure along with approach road is almost complete and helipad service is likely to start very soon, informed District Development Commissioner, Reasi, who is also the Vice Chairperson of Shiv Khori Shrine Board.

A successful trial run for the Helicopter service, carrying some Bollywood stars and singers, who were here in connection with Navratra Festival, was conducted with all the safety measures in place.

During the trial run, the District Development Commissioner told that the Helicopter safely covered the distance between Katra and Shri Shiv Khori Shrine in 12 minutes and landed at Shri Shiv Khori helipad safely.

According to the official sources, tendering process regarding the chopper services is being initiated and the whole process would be completed in short span.

It may be mentioned that the helicopter service to the Shiv Khori Shrine had been started earlier also but the same was stopped due to landslides and some other technical issues.

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