SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 26: On the directions of Governor N.N. Vohra, Chairman, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), Shri Bhupinder Kumar, Additional Chief Executive Officer along with Shri R.K. Pandita, General Manager (Works) and Shri Pankaj Kumar Anand, Dy. Chief Executive Officer SASB, undertook an extensive tour of Neelgrath, Baltal, Sangam, Panjtarni and Holy Cave to take stock of various ongoing works of different departments and to particularly check cleanliness in and around the different Yatra Camps.
On return from tour Additional CEO has informed Chairman that all the Yatra camps on the aforesaid route have been properly cleaned with the joint efforts of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, District Administration of Ganderbal and the Chief Executive Officers of Pahalgam and Sonamarg Development Authority.
Additional CEO reported that no garbage / waste was found along the track from Baltal to Holy Cave and in the Yatra Camps of Neelgrath, Baltal, Sangam, Panjtarni and Holy Cave. During Yatra 2017, plastic bottles from all the Yatra camps and enroute Baltal to Holy Cave as well as Chandanwari to Holy Cave were collected and crushed in the shredding machines installed at Nunwan and Baltal base camps by SASB. It was also informed that necessary process for the up-gradation of the existing Sewage Treatment Plants at Nunwan and Baltal has also been initiated.
Governor directed Additional CEO to undertake an urgent tour of Nunwan –Chandanwari –Sheshnag Camps to particularly recheck cleanliness and sanitation in all Yatra Camps and along the tracks. He further directed him to coordinate with the concerned departments for ensuring timely implementation of the decisions taken in the Post Yatra Review meeting 2017.