Governor N.N. Vohra, who is Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, today inagurated a Control Room to serve as a Helpline for Yatris undertaking the forthcoming pilgrimage. This Control Room is set up in the office of Additional Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board. Shri P.K Tripathi, Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board, informed that the Helpline will function from 9.30 AM to 6 PM on all weekdays from 16th June 2016 to 30th June 2016. It shall function round the clock from 1st July 2016 onwards till the conclusion of the Yatra.
The Additional CEO, Mr. Jitendra K. Singh, stated that any person seeking information or assistance in regard to the forthcoming Yatra can call 0194-2501679 or 0194-2501531 or e-mail [email protected]. To make enquires about any matter relating to the Yatra arrangements.
CEO added that interested pilgrims can also gather Yatra related information through Shrine Board’s website by logging on to www.shriamarnathjishrine.com and also send e-queries on-line through e-mail.
Cautioning the intending Yatris against undertaking this ardous Yatra without securing a Yatra Permit, CEO stressed that, for ensuring effective security arrangements along the difficult tracks, only those Yatris who are in possession of a Yatra Permit which is valid for a specified date and route will be allowed to proceed beyond the Base Camps, and across the Entry Gates at Domel and Chandanwari. The CEO appealed to all intending Yatris to early complete the necessary formalities for Advance Registration and timely obtain a Yatra Permit in their own interest, so that they do not face any inconvenience on the date of their Yatra. Keeping in view the tough walk on the tracks, children below 13 years and elderly persons above 75 years shall not be permitted to undertake the pilgrimage, CEO also advised intending Yatris to come well prepared with Woolens.
Governor directed Addl CEO to ensure that all enquiries or complaints from the pilgrims are dealt with and answered on the same day, without any exception.