Nitishwar Kumar visits Gbl, inspects Yatra transit camps

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Ganderbal, Apr 21: In view of ensuing Shri Amarnath ji Yatra-2022, Principal Secretary to Lt Governor, Nitishwar Kumar Thursday undertook an extensive visit to the district Ganderbal and inspected various Yatra Transit Camp sites in the district.

During the visit, the Principal Secretary visited various proposed sites for Yatra Transit Camps including proposed site for Yatra Transit Camp near Central University Kashmir Tulamulla, Wandhama Transit Accommodation, Manigam Transit Camp and additional proposed site for Yatra Camp at Chinner Kangan.

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole, Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Krittika Jyotsna, SSP Ganderbal, Nikhil Borkar, ACR Ganderbal, SDM Kangan besides other district officers accompanied the Principal Secretary during the visit.

The Principal Secretary took on-spot assessment and got first-hand information on the augmentation of staying capacity for Yatris in the district.

While visiting these sites, the Deputy Commissioner briefed the Principal Secretary about the steps taken for augmentation of stay capacity from the existing capacity and up gradation of other facilities for the comfortable stay of devotees during the Yatra.

While inspecting the facilities at these sites, the Principal Secretary said that we are expecting about 8 lakh Yatris to participate in annual Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra-2022 and directed the District Administration to ensure all facilities are being upgraded accordingly for the convenience of the stay of Yatris.

After inspecting locations proposed for the setup of Yatra Transit Camps, the Principal Secretary passed necessary directions to the District Administration to prepare a comprehensive plan for augmenting the stay capacity and directed to make all necessary arrangements including facilities of sanitation, drinking water and electricity at Yatra transit Camps well in advance—(KNO)