Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Postal Department join hands to deliver ‘prasad’ to devotees at doorstep

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board on Saturday entered into an agreement with the Department of Posts, for the speedy delivery of Prasad to the devotees of Maa Vaishno Devi across the country.

Ramesh Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board and Gaurav Srivastava, Director (Headquarters), Postal Service, J&K signed the agreement at the Spiritual Growth Centre at Katra. For facilitating the devotees, especially during the prevailing circumstances, the Board introduced the facility of delivery of Prasad at their places.

This initiative of the Board will greatly help the devotees to avail the Prasad who could not undertake the yatra due to the circumstances created by the pandemic.

In this regard, three categories of Prasad have been launched by the Board on, no profit no loss basis, which can be booked either through the official website of the Shrine Board i.e. or through telephonic mode on the dedicated mobile number 9906019475.

Pertinent to mention here that Shrine Board has already offered the facility of allowing the devotees to perform Hawan/Puja, in absentia, at the Yagya Shala at Bhawan.

Meanwhile, the yatra to the Holy Shrine has resumed from August 16 and is picking pace with every passing day.

The supplementary facilities like Helicopter, Battery Operated Vehicles and Passenger Ropeway between Bhawan and Bhairon Ji have also been pressed into service for the visiting pilgrims.