Deendayal Upadhyay Varishtha Nagrik Tirthyatra Yojana – Online applications for Deendayal Upadhyay Varishtha Nagrik Tirthyatra Yojana of Devasthan Department will be filled from this month.
UPDATE [AS ON 31 JULY 2018] – The journey to the Vaishno Devi will start from August 2 under the Varisth Nagrik Tirth Yatra Yojana of the senior citizens of the state. Seven days have been scheduled for travel. For the Vaishno Devi from different segments, selected senior people will be able to travel. If anyone is not ready for travel, then the name will be added from the reserved list.
Details of Deendayal Upadhyay Varishtha Nagrik Tirthyatra Yojana
Additional Commissioner Ashok Kumar said that this time the number of passengers is 20 thousand, which is twice as compared to last year. Of these, 5 thousand passengers will be made to travel to 10 pilgrimage destinations through the air. The remaining 15 thousand passengers will make pilgrimages from the train.
Therefore, online applications will be submitted this month. So that the air travel tender is completed by June Because the department wants to give 5000 senior citizens in the air pilgrimage in July-August only.
This time, senior citizens of 65 years of age will be able to enjoy air travel. For this last age limit was 70 years. Passengers will be given the option of traveling to pilgrimage destinations not only from Jaipur but also from Udaipur and Jodhpur airport.
These 10 Pilgrims will have Air Travel
Additional Commissioner Kumar said that this time Dwarka, Somnath, Vaishno Devi and Shravan Bell Gola have not been included in the air travel. The travelers will be able to visit pilgrim sites such as Tirupati, Rameswaram, Jagannathpuri, Samman Shikhar, Bihar Sharif, Patna Sahib, Goa, Amritsar, Gaya etc. under air travel.
With Quota Increased by 100% Minority will also be able to Visit the Holy Places. Minority community passengers can not travel by train from Bihar, Sharif Patna Sahib in Bihar, Sant Francis Xavier Church in Goa, Amritsar, Golden Temple in Amritsar, Samman Shikhar, Shravan Bell Gola, etc. Used to be. But this time, due to the increase of 100 per cent seats in travel quota, they can get an opportunity to reach their favorite pilgrimage site.
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