Ahead of scheduled inauguration by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on May 13, J&K, Governor N. N. Vohra, on Tuesday reviewed completion of newly constructed track Tarakote Marg for Vaishno Devi Bhawan in Trikuta Hill in Katra, at Raj Bhawan, Srinagar.
Governor, who is also Chairman of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) today convened meeting with senior officers’ of the Board, and reviewed arrangements for the inauguration. The Board had approved, construction of alternate track in 2011 to decongest the rush of pilgrims.
The newly constructed alternate 7 kms track which is 6 meter wide, Tarakote Marg will the pilgrim a cleaner and scenic route which has 2 Bhojanalayas, 4 View Points and 7 Toilet Blocks. Meanwhile, a 24×7 medical unit fully equipped with doctors, allied staff and other facilities has also been established along the new track.