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22-Jun-2018 Katra

Coordinated strategy on Disaster Management at Bhawan

To remain ever alert to tackle all types of disasters at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan in Trikuta Hills, a Workshop-cum-Discussion was held at Bhawan under the chairmanship of Maj Gen (Retd) Shiv Kumar Sharma, AVSM, Member, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine...

11-Jun-2018 Katra

Pilgrimage to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine

In less than a month, more than one lakh on-foot pilgrims have used the scenic Tarakote Marg for their journey to the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata  Vaishno Deviji and on their return journey to Katra.It is pertinent to recall that this 7 km long picturesque...

01-Jun-2018 Katra

SMVDU hosts National Seminar on ‘Adi Shankaracharya’

A two Day National Seminar on “Socio-Cultural Impact of Adi Shankaracharya: A Historical Perspective” jointly organized by Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), New Delhi, in collaboration with the School of Philosophy & Culture (SoPC) began...

24-May-2018 Katra

IAF effort to contain Forest Fire at Katra

IAF has pressed into service its MLH class helicopter using Bambi Buckets, to contain the forest fire at Katra. The operations stared this morning wherein two helicopters, one each of the Daring Dragons and of Snow Leopards units, of the Western Air Command...

22-May-2018 Katra

Sat Sharma welcomes cleanliness initiatives in Katra town

Minister for Housing & Urban Development   Sat Sharma has hailed Civic authorities for achieving major breakthrough in maintaining cleanliness in holy Katra town   after it launched a proactive campaign for door to door collection of waste...

19-Apr-2018 Jammu

Ram Nath Kovind visits Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, today visited the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Deviji and paid obeisance at the Sanctum Sanctorum.Mr. Kovind prayed for the progress and prosperity of the people of the country.The President was accompanied...

18-Apr-2018 katra

Mehbooba Mufti addresses 6th convocation of SMVD University

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asked universities to act as nurseries of good citizens and not mere examining bodies distributing degrees.Addressing the 6th Convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi (SMVD) University here today, the Chief Minister said universities...

08-Apr-2018 Katra

Chief Justice lays foundation of Katra Court Complex

Chief Justice (acting) J&K High Court Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar on Sunday lays the foundation. Stone of  a court complex at  Katra.Administrative Judge District Reasi, Justice Sanjeev Kumar, Minister for Law and Justice Abdul Haq Khan were...

12-Jan-2018 Katra

Dr. Jitendra Singh chairs DISHA meeting at Katra

Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region and PMO, Dr. Jitendra Singh today said that implementation of welfare schemes ensures Jan Sampark at ground level and connects the people of every region.This, he said while chairing the meeting...

01-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar freezes at minus 4.4

With minus 4.4 as the minimum temperature on Monday, Srinagar witnessed the coldest night of the season as the cold wave intensified further in Jammu and Kashmir.Night temperatures were likely to drop further till Tuesday, a Met official said. It was minus...

02-Dec-2017 Katra

CEO visits Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine

On the directions of Governor N. N. Vohra, Chairman Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Mr. Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to the Governor who took over as CEO of the Shrine Board on 30th November inspected the ongoing major development works and facilities...

23-Oct-2017 Katra

Priya Sethi emphasizes promotion of adventure tourism in Reasi

Minister of State for Tourism Priya Sethi today emphasized the officers to explore all possibilities for promotion of adventure tourism in Reasi district which has immense scope and potential in this specific tourism sector.The Minister, while chairing a meeting...

23-Oct-2017 KATRA

17th science exhibition of Bhartiya Shiksha Samiti begins at Katra

Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh today stated that science exhibitions and other project works being vital aspects of our education system develop scientific temperament in the students.The Dy CM, while addressing a gathering after inaugurating 17th science...

29-Sep-2017 Katra

Ajay Nanda attends semi finals of devotional songs competition

Minister of Finance and Planning Ajay Nanda today attended the semi finals of 'All India Devotional Songs Competition' which entered its eighth day.Ajay Nanda while speaking on the occasion said that the competition has become a good platform for the singers...

28-Sep-2017 Katra

Renowned playback singers, Noora Sisters perform live at Katra

Sultan and Dnagal fame bollywood playback singers Jyoti and Sultana also known as Noora Sisters performed live in the quarter final of All India Devotional Song Competition here.The Noora sisters have given their voices to the beautiful and melodious songs...

26-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Bollywood singers enthral audience at devotional song competition

Bollywood singers Shankar Sahni and Amrinder Bobby enthralled audience   on the Fifth day of the  All India Devotional Song Competition  organized as a part of Navratra Festival 2017 here at Yog Ashram Complex.Chief Executive Officer SMVD Shrine...

22-Sep-2017 Katra

Prabhat Pherry starts with Big Fanfare at Katra

Prabhat Pheries Reception Committee Katra today took out its first  Prabhat Pherry, which is part of Navratra Festival being organized at Katra.The Prabhat Pherry was flagged off by Shiv Kumar Sharma Joint Secretary J&K State Sport Council in presence...

22-Sep-2017 Katra

Cultural panorama on varied themes held at Katra

The Navratra Festival Katra witnessed several cultural programmes on different themes based on local life styles and traditions of the state and other states of the country.The events are being sponsored by Songs and Drama Division, Ministry of Information...

21-Sep-2017 Katra

Navratra festival takes off amid religious fervour

Pilgrims and devotees from across India converged at this Shri Mata Vaishno Devi shrine’s base camp to be part of the annual Navratra festival which began here today amid religious fervour.  The holy town donned a festive look as tableaus depicting spiritual...

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