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Div Com Bidhuri reviews arrangements for Amarnath Yatra-2024

Div Com Bidhuri reviews arrangements for Amarnath Yatra-2024

Srinagar, Apr 3 (UNI) Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar Bidhuri on Wednesday reviewed the arrangements for the annual Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra (SANJY) 2024 for yatries.
In this regard Div Com Bidhuri convened a meeting of Officers to make comprehensive arrangements for annual SANJY-2024 to facilitate yatries. The yatra is likely to commence from July 1, 2024.
The meeting deliberated over widening of tracks, snow clearance, underground cabling, power supply to all camps and enroute, establishment of pony sheds, disaster mitigation, pitching of tents and langars on the twin sides of the yatra track from Pahalgam in south Kashmir side and Baltal in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.
The meeting also discussed fire safety measures, access control gates, establishment of transit camps, yatra registration, sanitation, disposal of solid waste, mobile toilets, drinking water facilities, registration of service providers, medical facility, supply of firewood, live telecast of Arti Darshan, communication services, supply of fuel, ration and issuance of RFID cards.
Addressing the meeting, Div Com directed the concerned to initiate the process of registration of service providers besides directing all departments for augmentation of their services for SANJY.
He also directed concerned officers for making adequate arrangements for accommodation, health facility, firewood, ration and kerosene.
He laid stress on the installation of signages on both axis of SANJY and at camps to provide information to the pilgrims regarding nearby facilities, control room contact numbers etc.
To ensure cleanliness and sanitation, he exhorted concerned officers to carry continuous sanitation drives and install dustbins for proper disposal of solid waste.
He issued directions to concerned officers to ensure availability of water and electricity, besides he also asked IMD to share accurate information regarding weather activity on a real time basis.
Moreover, Div Com directed BSNL and other communication service providers to augment networking to cover all the shadow areas.
He cautioned officers that activities entrusted to their departments are non-negotiable and shall be executed smoothly.
The meeting was attended by DCs and SSPs of Srinagar, Ganderbal, Anantnag and Bandipora besides Directors of Tourism, Health and FCS&CA, SSP Traffic Srinagar, SSP Traffic Rural and Officers of different departments including R&B, PHE, PDD, Sonmarg Development Authority, Pahalgam Development Authority, Information, RDD and ULB.

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