Amarnath Yatra 2017: How and Where to Register

Vanita Labra, 01/03/2017
Amarnath Yatra 2017: How and Where to Register

NEW DELHI: The registration for the yearly Amarnath yatra through both Baltal and Chandanwari routes will start on March 1, an official representative said today. 

As indicated by the representative, the enrollment will be done through more than 400 assigned branches of Punjab National Bank, Jammu and Kashmir Bank and YES Bank situated in different States of the nation. 

The yatra this year might begin all the while on both the routes from June 29th and  reach a finale on the arrival of Raksha Bandhan (August seventh). 

The procedure which the explorers need to take after to enroll for the yatra, has been put on the Board's site, said PK Tripathi, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB). 

The website likewise contains an application form and state-wise list of Bank Branches which the general population can visit for enrolling themselves for the journey this year.

Here are the guidelines for the Amarnath Yatra registration: 

1.The registration and issue of Yatra Permit (YPs) will be done on first-come-first- serve basis. 

2. The Registration of Yatris will start from all the Bank Branches from March 01, 2017 onwards. 

3. One Yatra Permit should be valid for registering a single Yatri. 

4. Every Registration Branch has been apportioned a fixed per  day/per course amount for registering the Yatris. The Registration Branch might guarantee that the quantity of Yatris registered does not exceed the distributed every day/per route quota. 

5. Nobody underneath the age of 13 years or over the age of 75 years and no woman with over six week's pregnancy might be enlisted for the Yatra.

6. Each Yatri should submit Application Form and Compulsory Health Certificate (CHC) to get Yatra Permit for the Yatra. The Formats of the Application Form and CHC, and the list of Doctors/Medical Institutions approved to issue CHC are accessible at SASB's site 

7. The Application Form and CHC should be made accessible free of cost to the candidate Yatri by the Registration Branch.

8. To apply for the Yatra Permit, the candidate Yatri will present the following documents to the Registration Officer: 

filled-in endorsed Application Form; 

endorsed Compulsory Health Certificate (CHC) issued on or after Feb 10, 2017 by the Authorized Doctor/Medical 

four passport sized photographs ( three for Yatra Permits and one for the Application frame). 

9. The Registration Officer might check the following: 

Whether the Application Form has been effectively filled-in and signed by the candidate Yatri. 

Whether the CHC has been issued by the Authorized Doctor/Medical Institution; 

Whether the CHC has been issued on or after February 10 

10. The particular day on which a pilgrim is registered to attempt the Yatra (i.e., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday) has been imprinted on the Yatra Permit. The day imprinted on the YatraPermit is the day on which the Yatri will be permitted to cross the Access Control Gates at Baltal and Chandanwari (Pahalgam).

11. The Bank Branch should guarantee that the date for which the Yatra Permit is issued for intersection the Access Control Gates matches with the day (i.e., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday) printed onthe Yatra Permit before issuing the Permit to the Yatri. 

12. In the Yatra Permit Forms, the Yatra year and date of Yatra has not been printed. Hence, it is mandatory for the issuing Bank Branch to stamp/write the Yatra year and date of Yatra and paste the date and year so written/stamped with a transparent tape (pasting of transparent tape is vital keeping in mind the end goal to make the date and year of Yatra carefully designed). Nonetheless, the stamping of the date, year and Bank office should be done just at the season of issuance of the Yatra Permit. For no situation, ought to any Yatra Permit be stamped ahead of time. 

13. If the Application Form and CHC are all together, the Registration Officer should issue a YP to the candidate against an installment of Rs.50/per Yatra Permit (of the previously mentioned sum Rs.35/ - will be transmitted in SASB's record and the rest of the sum might be held by the Bank) in the wake of taking after the means specified in paras 15-17. 

14. The Registration Officer should affix passport size photographs and fill in the Yatra Permit Form on the spot according to the details mentioned  in the Application Form and the CHC. The date of the Yatra can be likewise filled in accurately. 

15. The Registration Officer might sign the Yatra Permit and apply the Bank Branch Seal on the Yatra Permit in a manner that the Seal is mostly engraved on the photo of the candidate Yatri and somewhat on the YP. In any case, the stamping of the date, year and Bank Branch might be done just at the season of issuance of Yatra Permit, for no situation, ought to any Yatra Permit be stamped ahead of time.

16. Before issuing the Yatra Permit to the candidate Yatri; the Registration Officer might record the accompanying particulars: 

1. Date of issue of Yatra Permit 
2. The Serial Number of Yatra Permit. 
3. Name, address and phone/mobile number of the candidate Yatri. 
4. Name of next - of-family of candidate Yatri, to be reached in the event of any emergency. 
5. Routr of Pilgrimage. 
6. Date of leaving on the Yatra from Baltal/Pahalgam. 

17. The Registration Official might issue YPs bearing BALTAL for Baltal course and PAHALGAM for the Pahalgam Route.

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