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Jammu to Vaishno Devi Shrine helicopter services takes off

Jammu to Vaishno Devi Shrine helicopter services takes off

Jammu, June 25 (UNI) In a major boost to the pilgrimage to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine, the much-awaited helicopter service from Jammu to Vaishno Devi via Panchhi Helipad has commenced from Tuesday.
The service, which was eagerly awaited by the devotees, will provide a convenient and comfortable mode of transportation to the Holy Shrine.
The direct helicopter service from Jammu to Vaishno Devi was approved by the Board at its 72nd meeting held on April 3, 2024, under the chairmanship of Manoj Sinha, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, wherein the Board observed that direct helicopter service between Jammu Airport and Panchhi Helipad on the shrine track will not only bolster emergency response capabilities but also improve the pilgrimage experience of devotees.

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