In a bid to facilitate Amarnath pilgrims to remain related with their households again residence, the Jammu Good Metropolis Restricted (JSCL) on Saturday arrange WiFi zones at three important places together with the bottom camp Bhagwati Nagar right here, an official mentioned.
The 2 different places the place the WiFi zones have been established are Jammu railway station and the principle bus stand, the official mentioned.
The official mentioned the three places have been amongst over two dozen already recognized locations within the metropolis the place the WiFi providers are deliberate to be put in underneath the sensible metropolis mission for the advantage of the scholars and the enterprise group apart from the visiting vacationers.
JSCL, a particular objective car constituted in August 2017 by the Jammu and Kashmir authorities for the implementation of sensible metropolis improvement tasks in Jammu metropolis, had signed an settlement with service supplier LMES to put in WiFi hotspots at 20 extra places in November final yr.
The officers mentioned any consumer can avail the Public WiFi facility which is freed from value as much as 500 MB after a login and validation by way of a One Time Password.
Amarnath pilgrims tenting in Jammu have welcomed the power and mentioned this may allow them to stay related with their households again residence.
“The pay as you go cell SIM connections should not working in Jammu and Kashmir when you enter the Union Territory. The set up of the WiFi facility is a welcome step by the federal government,” Arjun Kumar, a pilgrim, mentioned.
In the meantime, Amarnath pilgrims reaching Jammu from completely different elements of the nation demanded opening of many extra counters to facilitate their easy registration.
Six counters together with the one for Sadhus are already practical for Tatkal’ registration of pilgrims meaning to pay obeisance on the 3,880 metre excessive holy cave of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas.
The 43-day-long Amarnath yatra began on June 30 from the dual routes conventional 48-km Nunwan in south Kashmir’s Pahalgam and 14-km shorter Baltal in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal.
5 counters have been established for Tatkal registration of the pilgrims
at Vaishnavi Dham, Mahajan Sabha, Panchayat Ghar and two at Geeta Bhawan and Ram Mandir for the registration of Sadhus, whereas a token counter has additionally been established at Saraswati Dham for the comfort of pilgrims and crowd administration.
Many pilgrims complained about standing in lengthy queues for hours and demanded the establishing of extra counters.
Deputy Commissioner Jammu Avny Lavasa on Saturday paid a shock go to to the Jammu railway station to examine the preparations for the Yatra.
The Deputy Commissioner visited the RFID centre established on the Vacationer Railway Centre constructing inside the premises of Railway Station.
She additionally inspected the Volunteer Assist Desks established by district administration, along with counters and assist desks established by Authorities Railway Police, at completely different locations within the railway station to information and assist yatri passengers, an official spokesman mentioned.
The Deputy Commissioner additionally reviewed the safety and different preparations together with token and registration providers on the railway station, Vaishnavi Dham and Panchayat Bhawan.
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