SC declines Hajj Private Tour Operators’ plea

SC declines Hajj Private Tour Operators’ plea

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking review of the policy that requires private tour operators to provide Haj tour services at the government rates. A division bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and BR Gavai was hearing a petition filed by the Federation of Haj Private Tour Operators of […]

On the Hajj

On the Hajj

This is an era and age where technology has not only become integral to our lives but also embedded in social, political and economic lives. It might not be farfetched to posit that we live in a world of apps which while having both negative and positive sides have made life easier in many if […]

From smart systems to e-tracking, Hajj goes high-tech this year

From smart systems to e-tracking, Hajj goes high-tech this year

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umra is rolling out a bundle of smart systems to facilitate the travel of pilgrims from around the world and ensure that the rituals are performed with ease. This includes an integrated e-track electronic system for the external pilgrims, which applies from the initiation of contracts on housing, […]

Pilgrims to deposit insurance premium, transport charges

Pilgrims to deposit insurance premium, transport charges

SRINAGAR: The Executive Officer, State Hajj Committee (SHC), on Tuesday informed that all selected Hajj pilgrims shall deposit the state Hajj dues including mandatory insurance premium and transport charges from Hajj House to Srinagar Airport and other handling charges to be incurred by the SHC. Giving the break-up of the dues to be paid, the […]

Record 2 lakh Haj pilgrims from India this year

Record 2 lakh Haj pilgrims from India this year

MUMBAI: Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Sunday said a record number of two lakh Indian Muslims will go to Haj this year, that too without any subsidy, on more than 500 flights from 21 embarkation points across the country. Addressing a meeting of representatives of private tour operators (PTOs) at Haj House in […]

2nd phase of Hajj orientation prog held at Kargil

KARGIL: The second phase of the compulsory Hajj orientation-cum-training programme for the pilgrims of district Kargil was organized by the State Hajj Committee J&K in collaboration with District Administration Kargil at Conference Hall Baroo here today. As many as 85 prospective pilgrims of the district were imparted training for this year’s pilgrimage by the representatives […]

Hajj 2019: Seat allotment to private tour operators released

Hajj 2019: Seat allotment to private tour operators released

SRINAGAR: Executive Officer, State Haj Committee (SHC) on Tuesday informed that the Ministry of Minority Affairs has issued details of number of seats released in favour of concerned private tour operators. Giving operator-wise details, the press release issued here from the office of SHC read that M/s Al Khuddam Haj and Umrah Services has been […]

Alkhuddam Hajj & Umrah Services gets Star 1 status, highest quota

Alkhuddam Hajj & Umrah Services gets Star 1 status, highest quota

SRINAGAR: Alkhuddam Hajj & Umrah Services has become the only company from Jammu & Kashmir to get Star 1 status and highest quota for Haj 2019. “Alkhuddam Hajj & Umrah Services very proudly announces that in recognition of our last twenty years of dedicated, sincere and unparalleled services to the pilgrims, the company has been […]

Hajj-2019: Orientation schedule for 2nd phase announced

Hajj-2019: Orientation schedule for 2nd phase announced

SRINAGAR: The State Haj Committee has announced dates and venues for the second phase of the compulsory Haj orientation-cum-training programme for pilgrims hailing from different districts of the state. The orientation programme for pilgrims from Anantnag district will be held at Government Degree College Boys (Auditorium) Anantnag on June 11, 12, and 13, 2019. The […]

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