RT-PCR report mandatory for Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra
Jammu (J&K), December 4, 2021: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) has appealed the visiting devotees to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine to keep with them a valid and verifiable RT-PCR report (Report time not exceeding 72 hours duration). SMVDSB has also requested the pilgrims to strictly adherence to the Covid-Appropriate Behaviour and take all precautions to curb spread of the Covid-19.
Pilgrims have also been advised to wear proper masks, besides maintaining social distance norms. It has already been mandatory for the pilgrims to wear face masks/ face cover(s) and every yatri proceeding on the yatra is being scanned through Thermal Scanners at the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra entry points.
For the awareness of the visiting pilgrims about various precautionary measures to be adopted in view of COVID-19, regular announcements are also being made through various modes including Multi-Purpose Audio System and Hi-Tech Video Walls on the track.
SMVDSB is sanitizing its premises in sync with the guidelines and protocols for ensuring safety of the visiting pilgrims, staff and the public at large.