J-K Governor reviews arrangements for Amarnath Yatra

Last Updated: Monday, May 24, 2010 - 20:51

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N
Vohra today visited Pahalgam and took stock of arrangements
made for the annual Amarnath Yatra that will commence from
July one.

Vohra, also Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board
(SASB), was accompanied by prominent environmentalist and SASB
member Sunita Narain, officials said.

The Governor spent over three hours at Nunwan Base Camp,
115 kms from here, and discussed the arrangements being made
for the yatris on both the traditional Pahalgam route
and the shortest Baltal route.

He also had discussions with Power, Public Health, Roads
and Buildings officials about the facilities required for the
smooth conduct of the yatra.

Vohra directed the CEO of the Board and other authorities
concerned to ensure completion of all works by June 20.

The Governor also reviewed the progress on cleaning of
the entire area by collection of solid waste.

With importance to be given to preservation of ecology
and environment in the yatra area, the Governor said the
technology to achieve this objective has been upgraded for
Yatra 2010.

PTI



First Published: Monday, May 24, 2010 - 20:51

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