Jammu: The Vaishnodevi Shrine Board will hire private security for its various establishments in Jammu and Katra areas.

The board will hire security service firms for providing security cover to establishments of Shrine Board in Jammu, Katra and Banganga areas in Jammu and Kashmir, board officials said.

Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) has invited tenders from registered security service companies for providing security cover to the establishments in Katra, Banganga and Jammu areas.

There are over 34 minor and major establishments of Shrine Board located in these areas.

There is multi-tier security of the shrine by CRPF, Police and Army in Trikuta hills. Over one crore pilgrims visit cave shrine annually.


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