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17-Oct-2018 Katra

Navratra Festival: Prabhat Pheri concludes amid religious fervor

Nine-dayNavratra Festival Prabhat Pheri   concluded here this morning with participation of a large number of devotees amidst chanting of bhajans & beating of drums.The Prabhat Pheri was jointly organized by Department of Tourism J&K Govt. & Shri...

12-Oct-2018 Katra

DGP visits Katra, Reviews security at Bhawan in view of Navratras

Director General of Police J&K Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS visited Katra and took stock of the security measures in view of Navratra festival which attracts  huge rush of pilgrims at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine.The Director General of Police was accompanied...

10-Oct-2018 Katra

KATRA: Navratra festival begins amid religious fervor, festivity

The annual Navratra Festival today commenced with a ‘Shobha Yatra’ here in the holy town of Katra located in the foothills of Trikuta Mountains.The yatra was inaugurated by Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma who is also the Chairman of the Navratra...

02-Oct-2018 Katra

Katra Municipal Committee honours safai karmacharies, stakeholders

As a part of the observation of ongoing “Swachhata Hi Seva” campaign across the nation, today the Municipal Committee, Katra organized a mega event at Spiritual Growth Centre, SMVDSB, Katra to create mass awareness about sanitation and facilitate Safai...

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...

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