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Vaishno Devi: Pilgrims to get refund on cancellation of bookings

Statesman News Service | Jammu |

In a significant decision aimed at promoting convenience of pilgrims using the online mode of bookings, Governor NN Vohra, Chairman of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, has approved a policy for providing 70 per cent refund to the pilgrims on cancellation of pre-booked online helicopter tickets for travel on Katra-Sanjichhat-Katra Sector and rooms as well as dormitory bookings in the accommodations of the Board.

This policy has become operational with effect from 1 August.

Earlier, there was no provision for refund on cancellation of bookings of Shrine Board accommodations and only 50 per cent amount was being refunded in case of cancellation of helicopter bookings.