Jammu: Three medical help line centres would be set up en route cave shrine of Amarnath to educate pilgrims about their health conditions.

Shri Baba Amaranth Yatri Niyas on Saturday said it plans to setup the centres.

"We know that more than 100 people died during last year's yatra due to cardiac arrest and that is why this facility would be provided to them," general secretary, SABAYN, K S Charak told reporters here.

"We are planning to install Oxygen Concentrators at three different locations in the medical help line centres, which Niyas has planned to setup this year at Baltal, Nunwan and Holy cave point en route cave shrine for the benefit of pilgrims," he said.

He said it was agreed by all representatives of the organisations of Niyas, who were present in the meeting that all of them will donate One Oxygen Concentrator each, which shall be installed at these three different locations, he said.

He said that Niyas will purchase around 1000 (One Thousand) small oxygen cylinders initially, which shall be used for the benefit of pilgrims on both the yatra tracks from Baltal as well as from Pahalgam routes.

"If required, Niyas shall purchase more such devices during the period of the Yatra", he said.


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