Civil Defence team awares pilgrims of yatra routes, preventive measures

GJ Report Jammu, Jul 5: A team of Civil Defence on Thursday held an awareness camp for the Amarnath Pilgrims at Yatri Niwas Base Camp here. The team members comprising volunteers headed by Anita Pawar, DySP, Dy Controller Civil Defence, Jammu briefed the pilgrims about the climate of the yatra route and preventive measures are to be taken during pilgrimage. Pawar also informed them to carry woolens, rain coat, wind sheeters, sticks, torch and blankets and also follow instructions issued by the yatra officer from time to time. The team also informed them about first aid and methods of CPR, chocking besides meeting emergency like situation. Nearly 800 pilgrims attended the programme organized with an aim to aware Pilgrims about many safety measures.