Foundation Day celebrates by Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, CEO pats employees for duties during pandemic

Jammu: The Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board on Monday celebrated its Foundation Day by performing special prayers, Havan and Yagya at Katra in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The religious ceremonies were organised at Bhawan, Adhkuwari, Katra, Jammu and other locations of the Shrine Board in which the staff and the pilgrims participated.
The Shrine Board spokesman said that the employees took pledge on this occasion to perform their duties with sincerity and devotion. It is to recall that the Board was formed on this day in 1986.
Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board, Ramesh Kumar congratulated the staff and impressed upon them to work with utmost zeal and dedication for providing continuously improving facilities to the pilgrims visiting the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi. He appreciated the contribution and dedication of Shrine Board employees for providing best services to the pilgrims even during the period of pandemic.
He also extended his gratitude on the occasion to the Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, who is also the Chairman of Shrine Board for his continuous support and guidance under which various initiatives for facilitation of pilgrims initiated in a very short period in Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board; Mobile App, Home Delivery of Pooja Prasad, round the clock Call Centre for facilitation of yatris, installation of Hi-tech Video Walls and construction of Durga Bhawan.
At Katra, the main function was held at Niharika Complex where special Pooja and Havan was performed.