KATRA, OCT 16: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board has made elaborate arrangements to facilitate the large number of pilgrims who are likely to visit the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji during Navratras commencing from tomorrow.
These arrangements include ensuring round the clock water and power supply all along the tracks leading to the Shrine, sanitation and sanitisation, medicare and availability of special “fast related” food at the catering outlets of the Shrine Board.
In this context, Mr. Ramesh Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board, today visited Bhawan and various other locations on the track and reviewed these arrangements. He also took stock of the arrangements at Darshani Deodi, Banganga, Adhkuwari, Tarakote Marg, Sanjichhat, Himkoti Marg, Bhawan and at other locations enroute Katra to Bhawan with the officers of the Board, concerned engineers as well as Area and Unit Heads of the Shrine Board.
Giving details of these arrangements, the CEO said that like in the past, the Bhawan of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji, Atka and the area surrounding it has been beautifully decorated with exquisite flowers. Likewise, the illumination of Bhawan area with attractive and colourful lights has also been done. He added that as was done in the last year’s Shardiya Navratras, there will be bhajan and bhaint performances by the renowned artistes during Morning and Evening Atka Aarti during these Navratras also.
Meanwhile, the ‘Mata Vaishno Devi Mobile App’ launched by the Shrine Board is gaining popularity among the devotees. In the first instance, the Mobile App has been launched on Google Play Store and will later also be available on IOS platform. Initially, the option of Today’s Darshan, Live Atka Aarti, Yatra Registration Parchi, Pooja Prasad and Donations have been introduced. During these Navratras, the live streaming of Shat Chandi Maha Yagya being performed at the Holy Shrine will also be available on this App.