GANDERBAL:The Additional Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal Syed Shahnawaz Bukhari convened a meeting of officers at Sonamarg for fixing of facilities provided by the service providers for Amarnath Yatra.
The rates for yatries from Baltal to cave and back, for labourers have been fixed as Rs. 2250 and for dandies Rs. 14000 whereas Rs. 3900 has been fixed for a pack pony (with 60 kg’s load).
In the meeting, rates for tentage accommodations were also fixed. For locations like Manigam, Baltal, and Holycave/Pajtarni, Rs. 330, 500, and 700 have been fixed respectively for encampment with facility of floor accommodation with quilt mattress, blanket and pillow or sleeping bag with one blanket and pillow per head per night and Rs 450, 650 and 950 fixed respectively for encampment with facility of accommodation with cotton quilt mattress, blanket and pillow or sleeping bag with one blanket and pillow per head per night.
The meeting was attended by SDM Kangan, ALC Ganderbal, DFO Sindh, CMO Ganderbal, Tehsildar Lar and Gund, SHO Sonamarg and Animal Husbandry Officer Ganderbal. Besides, representatives of labourers, and all stakeholders were also present on the occasion.