Amarnath yatra 2019 registration: 46-day pilgrimage to begin on 1 July

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New Delhi | Published: April 25, 2019 6:02:49 PM

However, Yatris who propose to travel by helicopter, do not require advance registration as the helicopter tickets shall suffice for this purpose. They shall be required to produce the Compulsory Health Certificate, in the prescribed format and issued by an authorized Doctor before they are allowed to travel by helicopter.

Amarnath Yatra 2019, Amarnath Yatra 2019 Registration, Amarnath Yatra Registration, How to register for Amarnath Yatra, How to go to Amarnath, Amarnath Holy Cave, Amarnath KashmirAmarnath Yatra 2019: A state-wise list of doctors and medical institutes authorized to issue CHCs has been put on the website of the shrine board to ensure authenticity.

On 1st April 2019, the registration of pilgrims for Shri Amarnathji Yatra commenced, for both the Baltal and Chandanwari routes. The registration can be done through Jammu & Kashmir Bank, 442 designated Bank branches of Punjab National Bank and YES Bank all over the country. This year’s 46 days Yatra shall commence simultaneously on both the routes from 1st July 2019 and culminate on Raksha Bandhan, 15th August 2019.

Umang Narula, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, informed that the step-by-step procedure which the Yatris need to follow to register for the Yatra has been put on the Board’s website, www.shriamarnathjishrine.com. The website also contains the application form and state-wise list of Bank Branches with complete addresses which the Yatris can approach for registering themselves for this year’s pilgrimage.

The CEO said that the pilgrim shall have to furnish a Compulsory Health Certificate while seeking registration for the Yatra and the format of the Compulsory Health Certificate and a State-wise list of doctors/ institutes authorized to issue such Certificates has been put on the website of Shrine Board. He said that for ensuring against fraudulent Health Certificates, only such Certificates which are issued by Doctors or Medical Institutes authorized by the concerned State Government/ UT Administrations shall be accepted at the registering Bank branches. For Yatra 2019, only those Health Certificates which have been issued after 15th February 2019 shall be valid.

READ: Amarnath Yatra 2019: Registration begins for an annual pilgrimage to the holy cave

The CEO further informed that persons under the age of 13 years or above the age of 75 years and ladies who are more than six weeks pregnant would not be registered for this year’s Yatra.

The CEO further informed that the Yatra Permits for this year’s Yatra would be different for each day of the week/ and route, with a different color coding for each day having QR code, to facilitate the Police personnel deployed at the Access Control Gates at Baltal and Chandanwari to regulate the Yatra for the relevant date and route. In this context, he cautioned the intending Yatris against undertaking this arduous Yatra without securing a Yatra Permit and the required Compulsory Health Certificate. For ensuring effective security arrangements, only those Yatris who are in possession of a Yatra Permit which is valid for a specified date and route will be allowed to proceed beyond the Base Camps, and cross the Entry Gates at Chandanwari and Domel. He appealed to all intending Yatris to complete the necessary formalities for Registration in advance and obtain a Yatra Permit well in time, in their own interest, so that they do not face any inconvenience when they embark on their Yatra.

However, Yatris who propose to travel by helicopter, do not require advance registration as the helicopter tickets shall suffice for this purpose. They shall be required to produce the Compulsory Health Certificate, in the prescribed format and issued by an authorized Doctor before they are allowed to travel by helicopter.

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