This year Char Dham Yatra travellers will have to undergo photometric registration instead of biometric one. Also the medical certificates of the people going for Char Dham Yatra will be compulsory. Online registration for the Char Dham Yatra has also started.
Per day limit of three thousand pilgrims is set for the Kedarnath Dham who will be allowed to stay in the Dham. However, three to five thousand devotees will be able to visit Dham in a day. The passengers can book their trip to Char Dham via online registration launched recently by the state administration. On Wednesday, Chief Secretary N. Ravi reviewed the preparations of the famous Char Dham Yatra starting from 21 April. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, tourism secretary. Dr. Umakant Panwar said registration centers have been set up at 18 locations including Rishikesh.
The details of registered passengers will be available at police control room, yatra control room, disaster mitigation and management and district disaster management center. Kedarnath can accommodate a total of three to five thousand people. The accommodation shelters include pre-fabricated huts, GMVN rest house, Tents and hotels. The process of controlling the number of passengers going Kedarnath will be done from Rishikesh. Some accommodation will be reserved from Gurikund to Kedarnath. One thousand beds will be reserved for local tour operators and one thousand for Delhi Tour Operators. The arrangement of food will be made in eight centres on the pedestrian route to Kedarnath Dham. The canteen will be operated by the locals. 1500 Temporary toilets will be set up on 204 points from Rishikesh to Kedarnath route. Jila Panchayat is assigned the route cleanliness while Temple cleanliness is assigned to the committees.
News Src : Dainik Jagran, Dehradun
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