Amarnathji Yatra – Govt to provide Rs 5 lac full year insurance cover for Horses, ponies: Div Com
Srinagar: The divisional commissioner Kashmir Pandurang k Pole on Saturday said a full year insurance cover of Rs 5 lac will be provided for horses and ponies for their services in Amarnathji Yatra.
He instructed the officers of the Labour and Animal Husbandry department to increase registration of labourers and ponies to achieve the target before June 14.
He also directed officers of the labour department to register 16,000 labourers to achieve the target of 35000 labourers to provide services during the yatra period.
The directions were passed during a meeting chaired by the divisional Commissioner Kashmir. He also asked the Animal Husbandry Department to register an additional 5000 ponies to provide services for Shri Amarnathji Yatra.
Instruction were passed to Assistant Labour Commissioners and District Animal Husbandry officers to conduct camps in districts to register labourers and Ponies.
Pole instructed Deputy Director Animal Husbandry Department Jammu to register ponies coming from Marwah Wadwan, Dacchan areas and other seven districts of Jammu division.
He directed for identification of feed shops for animals on both routes to Amarnath cave and also stressed for medical checkup of animals before registration.
He directed District Officers to depute staff for assisting the Department in Ganderbal and Anantnag for smooth execution of activities.
Pole emphasized on officers to ensure that yatries are not overcharged by service providers and asked to conduct labour welfare camps at the service station of Amarnath Yatra.