DG Rural Sanitation inspects facilities at Baltal Base camp

Anoo Malhotra visiting Baltal base camp on Wednesday.
Anoo Malhotra visiting Baltal base camp on Wednesday.

Excelsior Correspondent

SONAMARG, June 5: Director General Rural Sanitation, Jammu and Kashmir, Ms. Anoo Malhotra on Wednesday visited Baltal Base Camp, Neelgrath and Domail to review the sanitation facilities on Baltal Base camp to holy cave shrine for the upcoming Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2024.
The inspection was conducted to ensure the seamless execution of sanitation arrangements and to guarantee a hygienic environment for pilgrims.
During the inspection, Ms. Malhotra directed all concerned agencies to expedite their work, emphasizing the importance of completing sanitation infrastructure on time. She stressed the need for stringent adherence to quality standards and efficient utilization of resources to meet the demands of the yatra.
Further, it was emphasized the need for relentless efforts to maintain and enhance sanitation facilities on the axis.
It was urged all stakeholders to work collaboratively to ensure a clean and hygienic environment throughout the pilgrimage, prioritizing the health and well-being of all pilgrims.
The Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra is an annual pilgrimage to the holy cave shrine of Lord Shiva, situated in the Himalayas. It holds immense religious significance and attracts hundreds of thousands of devotees from across the country.
The visit and directives were expected to boost the sanitation infrastructure being developed at Baltal Base Camp, setting a high standard for cleanliness and hygiene during the pilgrimage.
Her proactive approach reflects the commitment of the Jammu and Kashmir administration to provide a safe and comfortable experience for all pilgrims undertaking the Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2024.
Among others, the officer was accompanied by ACD Ganderbal, BDO, representatives of sanitation agencies and other stakeholders.