Shri Amarnathji Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir will commence on July 1 this year and it will culminate on August 31, 2023, the government of the Union Territory said on Friday.Further, the registration through online and offline modes for the pilgrimage will start on April 17.Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, while announcing the dates for the holy pilgrimage, said that the administration is committed to ensuring a smooth and hassle-free pilgrimage.

“Hassle-free pilgrimage is the top priority of PM Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The administration will provide best-in-class healthcare and other essential facilities to all the visiting devotees and service providers. Telecom services will be made operational prior to the commencement of the Pilgrimage. All the stakeholder departments are working in coordination to ensure facilities for lodging, power, water, security and other arrangements for the smooth conduct of Yatra,” LG Sinha said.

Dress: Pilgrims are advised to carry sufficient woollens such as sweaters, drawers, woollens trousers, monkey cap etc. Other items could include wind cheaters, rain coat, sleeping bag or blankets, umbrella, waterproof boots/shoes, walking stick, torch etc. Ladies are advised not to go on the trek in saris, instead Salwar suits should be used.

Medical Assistance: Medical posts manned by qualified doctors and nursing staff are established enroute to cater to the needs of the pilgrims, free of cost. However, pilgrims are advised to carry along any medicines specifically prescribed for them.

Provisions: Essential rations are available at fair price rates from the specially established Govt. Depots at Chandanwari, Sheshnag and Panchtami, Numerous wayside tea-shops and small restaurants are set up by private parties. However, pilgrims are advised to carry with them biscuits, tinned food etc. to cater to their immediate needs. Firewood or gas can be obtained at Chandanwari, Sheshnag , Panchtarni and near the Cave.

Insurance: In view of the hazardous nature, pilgrims are advised to insure themselves before proceeding on the Yatra. In recent years SASB has been providing Accident Insurance cover to the Registered Yatris (Pilgrims).

Accommodation: Good tented accommodation with allied facilities are set-up during the Yatra period. These are provided on the basis of payment of rates fixed by the authorities manning the Yatra.

Highlights

Shrine BoardShri Amarnathji Shrine Board
Amarnath Yatra 2023 Registration Start Date17th April 2023
Last Date to Register30th April  2023
Ways to RegisterBank Branch Near you
Documents Required for Amarnath Yatra RegistrationAadhar Card, Medical Fitness Certificate
Amarnath Yatra 2023 Start Date1st July 2023
Ending Date31st Aug 2023
Registration FeesRs 100/-
Ways to Reach Amarnath ShrineHelicopter Booking, Trek or Pithhu
Amarnath Yatra Portalwww.shriamarnathjishrine.com
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