Demonetization: Vaishno Devi Shrine Board recieves Rs 1.90 cr in scrapped notes post Nov 8

JAMMU: Since the demonetisation, Rs 1.90 crore was deposited at various donation boxes installed at Shri Mata Vasihno Devi Cave Shrine in Katra town of Reasi district.

Governor N N Vohra, who is also the Chairman of the Board, visited the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine and reviewed the arrangements for the pilgrims and status of implementation of major development works, particularly the completion of the Tarakote Marg.

The Governor also sought a report from the CEO about the difficulties caused to the pilgrims because of the replacement of the Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes and how the same were being dealt with.

A K Sahu, Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board, informed the Governor that in the wake of Government’s decision to replace the currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denominations and various measures were also taken to assist the pilgrims.


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