SRINAGAR: Vijay Dhar, Member Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) and Justice (Retd) Permod Kohli, Member, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, separately called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan today and extended their warm greetings on his appointment as Governor of the State.
Dhar briefed Governor about the Shrine Board’s efforts in making annual pilgrimage to the Holy Cave of Shri Amarnathji more comfortable and safe and offered various suggestions to further improve facilities for yatris.
The duo discussed steps required to be taken to promote interests of youth in sports and extracurricular activities. Governor emphasized high importance of providing ample opportunities to youth to hone their talents in extra mural activities for their holistic development. He urged Dhar, who is Pro-Vice Chairman of D P Dhar Memorial Trust to organize national level competitions in order to provide platform to youth for participating in world class level arts and sports competitions.
Meanwhile, Justice Kohli briefed Governor about the functioning of the Shrine Board and its various ongoing projects for facilitation of Yatris.
He also apprised Governor about certain legal issues relating to the management of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board.