Amarnath Yatra: Swachh Bharat Mission MD reviews facilities at Yatri Niwas

Amarnath Yatra: Swachh Bharat Mission MD reviews facilities at Yatri Niwas

Jammu: The Mission Director, Swachh Bharat Mission, Abhishek Sharma on Thursday visited Yatri Niwas and adjoining locations to take stock of sanitation and cleanliness works being executed for the Shri Amarnath pilgrims ahead of yatra scheduled to commence on June 30.
Pertinently, the visit was part of government’s initiatives towards ensuring proper facilities for the pilgrims of Shri Amarnath Ji. MD is visiting various districts to review the condition of existing toilets and related utilities besides inspecting locations where new toilets shall be set up.
Secretary JMC, Atul Gupta and other senior officers accompanied the MD during the visit.
MD inspected various repair and renovation works being executed there for the convenience of the pilgrims. He asked for expediting the pace of progress on these vital works for completion within the fixed time.
He asked the JMC officials to get all the toilets, urinals and bath stations cleaned up within a week’s time.
Pertinently, sanitation will be an important component in this year’s Amarnath Yatra and steps are being taken up to make this a Swachh Amarnath Yatra.
UNI

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