JAMMU, June 23: In order to facilitate yatris during Shri Amarnathji Yatra, a new token system will be introduced in Jammu for providing hassle free spot registration facility at the counters. This was informed by Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Simrandeep Singh during a meeting convened with the representatives of various religious and social organizations .
The Deputy Commissioner informed that tokens will be provided to the pilgrims at Sangam Banquet Hall (SRTC Hall) near Jammu railway station along with registration form, medical form, information brochure and instruction manual from June 28, 2016.
The DC asked the representatives of various religious and social organisations to inform the pilgrims staying at various sarais, in the temples, community halls and sabhas about this new token system so that they do not face any inconvenience during yatra days.
He, further said that the district administration has introduced this token system from new counter so that the limited quota of spot registration is utilized judiciously and rush can be managed at the spot of registration camps.
The spot registration counters have been established at Vaishnavi Dham and Sarasvati Dham at Railway Station and Mahajan Sabha Community Hall near Ranbireshwar Temple at Shalamar road. The pilgrims who have already registered need not take these tokens and can directly proceed for the yatra.
The Deputy Commissioner asked the representatives of the organisations to inform about the capacity of their accommodation halls to Deputy Controller, Civil Defence so that the pilgrims can be informed about these places.
The Deputy Commissioner informed that a person can take only two tokens, provided she/he produces the requisite identity proof of second family member. The district administration would ensure power supply, water supply, cleanliness, security and sanitation at the places of stay of the yatris.
Additional Deputy Commissioner, Jammu Arun Manhas, Additional Commissioner General, Jammu Sachin Jamwal and other officers were present in the meeting.