Amarnath Yatra registration to begin soon

It has been announced that the registration for annual pilgrimage to the Himalayan cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir is set to begin from April 1.

The Yatra covers 56 days to reach 3,880-metre-high shrine from the twin routes of Pahalgam and Baltal on June 28 and culminate on August 22.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Sri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) Nitishwar Kumar said "The registration will start from April 1 for both the routes through 446 designated bank branches of the Punjab National Bank (316), the Jammu and Kashmir Bank (90) and the YES Bank (40), all over the country”.

The health certificates which have been issued after March 15 shall be valid and are mandatory. Also COVID-19 protocols will are in place and standard operating procedures issued by the government will be followed.