Amarnath Yatra Opening Dates for 2018
Amarnath Yatra 2018 to begin from June 28 till 26 Aug 2018
Amarnath Yatra Opening Dates announced & it is from 28th june 2018 till 26 th August 2018. Registration may Open from 01st March 2018. This is official announcement.
The Last Date for Amarnath Yatra 2018 is 26th August 2018. In 2017 Amarnath Yatra was started in the Month of june and was from 29th June 2017 till 07th August 2017. In This page You will get Amarnath Yatra Opening Dates cum Starting Dates and Finishing/ Last Dates. For Making Plan for Amarnath Yatra it is very important to have Amarnath yatra opening dates, otherwise you cannot plan in advance.
Amarnath Yatra Opening Dates has come , & it is announced very early as consider to announcement last year. It is from 28 june 2018. if you consider our expertise , then we will suggest you to plan your yatra between 5th July 2018- 26th August 2018. We will not suggest you to plan your yatra for early days . Always avoid Opening Dates because on this Date Yatra will Open by Governor of J& K who is also the chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board. Since Due to VIP Process & Opening Ceremony every year Yatra get delayed on Day 1 . So its Better to avoid on starting date or start your journey late on Opening Dates after 10-12 am.
Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2018 Dates announcement Meeting Details
Governor chairs emergent meeting of Shrine Board
Yatra to begin on 28th June 2018
New Delhi, January 9: Governor N. N. Vohra, Chairman of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), presided over an emergent meeting of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board today to, inter alia, particularly discussthe implementation of the directions recently passed by National Green Tribunal (NGT) in regard to the conduct of Shri Amarnathji Yatra and to decide the further course of action.The 34th meeting ofShri Amarnathji ShrineBoard was attended by itsmembers H.H. Sri Sri Ravi, Shankar, Dr. Kapila,Vatsyayan, Dr. (Prof.) Ved,Kumari Ghai, Pt. Bhajan,Sopori, Shri Vijay Dhar,Ms. Sunita Narain, Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Shri D.C. Raina, Prof. Chander Mouli Raina and by Shri Umang Narula, Chief Executive Officer, Bhupinder Kumar, Additional Chief Executive Officer, and other senior officers of the Shrine Board.The Board deliberated upon the NGT’s directions contained in its orders dated 13th and 14th December, 2017, in the case titled “Gauri Maulekhi Vs State of J&K and Others”. CEO informed the Board about the issues raised before the NGT and the directions passed in regard thereto. After deliberations, the Board decided to file a Review Petition against the
NGT’s directions. While discussing other important Yatra related issues, particularly the date of commencement and duration of Yatra 2018, keeping in view its foremost concern to safeguard the safety and security of the pilgrims, the
Board decided that a 60 days long Yatra would commence on 28th June 2018, on the auspicious day of Jyestha Purnima, as per Hindu Calendar, and, as per continuing tradition, conclude on Shravan Purnima (Raksha
Bandhan) on 26th August, 2018. Considering the carrying capacity of the existing tracks and other
available infrastructure in the Yatra area, the Board decided that 7500 Yatris, per day per each of the two routes, excluding Yatris who would travel by helicopters, would be allowed to secure Advance Registration for
the pilgrimage. Board noted the steps taken by CEO for the registration of pilgrims through 437 designated branches of Punjab National Bank, Jammu and Kashmir Bank and YES Bank, located in 32 States and UTs, and directed
him to take all required steps to commence Advance Registration of pilgrims w.e.f. from 1st March 2018. Board further directed CEO to repeatedly publicize, through the electronic and print media, and advise the intending Yatris to timely secure the prescribed Compulsory Health Certificates issued by the Doctors/ Hospitals nominated by the State or UTs in which they reside and only thereafter proceed to seek Advance Registration from the nearest located designated Bank which would issue the pilgrim a Yatra Permit which shall be valid for the specified date and
route. Board also advised CEO to appeal to all the potential pilgrims to consult their doctors before embarking on the pilgrimage. CEO shall also widely publicize that no person below the age of 13 years and above the age of 75 years shall be permitted to undertake the pilgrimage. The board directed CEO to take timely steps for ensuring
uninterrupted telecom connectivity in the Yatra area during Yatra 2018. Appreciating the important services rendered by the Langar Organizations, the Board looked to their continued support during Yatra 2018.
The board directed CEO to caution all potential pilgrims to particularly take into account the difficult climate and terrain in the high altitude region of the Yatra and prepare themselves fully before embarking
on the pilgrimage. As in the past, the awareness campaign would be launched with the cooperation and support of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and CEO shall place all information relating to Yatra on
the Board’s Website .Noting the Chairman’s direction for sustained efforts being made to
further improve the facilities to be provided to the pilgrims this year, the Board reviewed the Action Plan drawn up for the conduct of Yatra 2018, particularly the arrangements which are being made for providing medical
care, sanitation facilities, installation of the railings at all vulnerable points along each of the two routes, measures being take to preserve the environment of the Yatra area by ensuring removal of garbage in a
scientific and environment friendly manner. Chairman directed CEO to ensure that all the arrangements are timely in place well before the commencement of the Yatra 2018.