JK: Chief Secretary reviews preparedness for Amarnath Yatra-2021
In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired 10th meeting of High-Level Committee of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) to review the preparedness for safe and hassle-free Amarnath Yatra this year.
The CS reviewed in detail the facilities for safe, smooth and secure movement of pilgrims particularly along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, Baltal and Chandanwari yatra tracks up to the Holy Cave.
The CS directed the administration to undertake preparations for an expected footfall of 6 lakh yatris this year and to ensure secure passage of pilgrims.
He directed the Divisional Commissioners of Jammu and Kashmir to closely monitor the arrangements in transit camps along the Yatra route. Disaster Management Department was asked to tie-up with Information department to ensure that regular weather reports are broadcast on national media