Pilgrims coming from outside states on Chardham Yatra will have free registration and Covid test on Dehradun Smart City Portal. Its arrangements will be made at Rishikesh, the main center of Chardham Yatra, bus stand and railway station in Haridwar. It will be mandatory for the pilgrim to bring a certificate of getting both the vaccines of the COVID vaccine.
On Wednesday, Garhwal Commissioner Ravinath Raman, who arrived at the Chardham Yatra Bus Terminal compound to inspect the travel arrangements, gave necessary directions related to the journey in the meeting to the departmental officers. The Garhwal Commissioner said that after the High Court gave relief in travel restrictions, the state government has issued SOP. Under this, now the pilgrims do not need an e-pass. You can travel after registering on the Smart City Portal. The administration will make free arrangements for registration at Haridwar, Rishikesh bus stand and railway station so that the pilgrims coming from outlying provinces do not face any problem in registration. Also, those who have not received both the doses of the COVID vaccine, they will have to undergo a corona test. In the meeting, he asked the Transport Department to complete the formalities related to green card, pollution and vehicle for traveling vehicles at an early speed. Directed the municipal administration for cleanliness, sanitization in the Chardham Yatra bus terminal compound. Directed the Devasthanam Board to make the Seasonal Help Desk more active. Municipal Commissioner GC Gunwant, ARTO Pravatan Pankaj Srivastava, Assistant Engineer Municipal Corporation Anand Mishrawan, Devasthanam Board Special Officer Public Relations AS Negi, Dr. Harish Gaur etc. were present on the occasion.