Admin welcomes Amarnath pilgrims at Udhampur, Ramban

Udhampur, Jun 30: District administration Udhampur welcomed the first batch of pilgrims of Shri AmarNathJi Yatra 2019 on their arrival at Kali Mata Mandir Tikri Udhampur, here this morning.
Deputy Commissioner Udhampur, Dr Piyush Singla , DIG Udhampur Reasi Range, Sujit Kumar, Senior Superintendent of Police, Rajiv Omparkash Pandey, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Dr Gurvinderjeet Singh, ASP, Rajinder Katoch, ARTO, Rachna Sharma, Tehsildar Mohit Gupta, and other officers besides eminent citizens of the district were present on the occasion.
The civil and police administration welcomed the pilgrims and offered light refreshment, sweets and drinking water to the pilgrims.
DDC informed that this year the district administration has established a total of 13 Medical Aid Centres and 30 Langars enroute Shri Amarnath Yatra in the district. Besides this Control room, enquiry counters and helpline have also been established for the convenience of yatries.
Similarly, District administration Ramban accorded a rousing reception to the first batch of Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2019 today at Nashri, where, Deputy Commissioner Showkat Aijaz Bhat, SSP Ramban Anita Sharma, SSP Traffic, JS Johar, ADC, Dr Basharat Hussain, Yatra Officer Harbans Lal and other concerned officers presented the flowers and sweets to the pilgrims.
DC alongwith officers also interacted with the yatries to have the firsthand information regarding the facilities at the Langars. They also inspected the Langers established along National Highway.
DC said district administration has made adequate arrangements with regard to stay and the security of the yatries, provisions for boarding and lodging in case of any halt of yatra. The help-lines and composite control rooms are functional alongside NH-44 ,besides deployment of QRTs staff at there and round-the-clock emergency medical facilities also available, he added.
The pilgrims appreciated the goodwill gesture of Civil and Police Administration of Udhampur and Ramban for according them rousing reception and cooperation.