Governor reviews arrangements for Amarnath yatra

SRINAGAR:  Governor N. N .Vohra, who is Chairman of the Shri Amrnathji Shrine Board, held a meeting at Raj Bhavan here Tuesday to review the ongoing preparations for the forthcoming 48 day Amarnath Yatra, which is scheduled to commence on 2nd July, 2016. The meeting was attended by P.K. Tripathi, IAS, Principal Secretary to Governor and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Shrine Board; Jitendra Kumar Singh, IAS, Additional CEO, R. K. Pandita, General Manager (Works) of Amarnathji Shrine Board and other concerned officers.
The Governor reviewed the to-date position of various ongoing arrangements for the Yatra.
After the review, the Governor observed that while most of the arrangements are being made within the scheduled time – lines, it is necessary for sustained publicity being carried out to caution the pilgrims about the Do’s and Don’ts of the Yatra , so that every pilgrim prepares to be physically fit before embarking on this arduous pilgrimage.
The Governor directed CEO to urgently review and ensure time bound action on all the Yatra related arrangements which are to be made by the Divisional Administration, District level authorities, CEOs of the Pahalgam and Sonamarg Development Authorities and the various Departments of State Government.