x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Ministers give personal numbers only to power brokers, touts | PDP-BJP: From ideological opponents to cohesive partners | Holding of NEET sets CET aspirants into tizzy, state Govt all set to knock doors of SC | Major shift in BJP's policy towards Kashmir | GMCH authorities sweeping issue below carpet | Two BJP ministers ensure 'premature' transfer of official through PDP minister | MLA unleashes reign of terror, heads forest mafia | BJP asks Anupam Kher not to rake NIT Srinagar issue? | NIT row, BJP ministers and BJP as a party | 'BJP Govt breaks all records of price hike in Independent India': Manjeet | Weathermen predict fall in temperatures across northern India | Bhagwant University Vice Chancellor Visits ICTP Trieste Italy | 70% want Narendra Modi to be PM till 2024, 62% happy with his performance: Survey | Just 1% of population pay taxes; over 5,000 paid more than Rs 1 crore | Birth anniversary of Ambedkar organized | Minister discovers lapses in functioning of Kishtwar hospital | JU's syllabus of advanced financial accounting 'outdated': Social activist | Row over reservation in promotions : JKRCEA seeks CM’s intervention | Services of two public prosecutors terminated | Consumers can draw ration of April upto May 5 | 26 dealers booked, huge quantity of misbranded pesticides seize | Not holding Anantnag seat, local polls show insecurity in PDP: Farooq | Police cook killed in road mishap | 10-yr RI awarded to charas smuggler | Official records being shifted to Srinagar as Darbar Move offices close | CBI frames charges against bank manager, others in fraud case | Asaram's Bhagwati Nagar ashram case | Shoddy police probe leads to acquittal of HM commander, 2 others | Politics in GMC: Senior doctors want to quit | Establishment of Miran Sahib 33/11 KV receiving station confines DPRs only | Popular Govt snubs hopes of unemployed BDS rekindled by Guv | J&K tops list of adults exposed to tobacco smoking in offices | Old city areas bubble with multiple activities on Special Sunday | One step ahead to water borne diseases free | Udhampur faces plethora of problems | Mufti Sayeed is still CM, Aslam Wani Minister on Libraries' website | Despite availability of funds, work on 2 PHCs yet to begin | Child labour continues with impunity in Samba | Max temp crosses 40 degrees | Administration destroys banned Opium in Kishtwar, drive to continue | PMSSS continues to be in mess, Students denied scholarships | DC Kishtwar gets posters removed from school | NPP's Tiranga Rally no solution to problems confronting people | MoU for setting up IIT Jammu signed | ERTU slams distortion of Dr Iqbal's name on school hoarding | 75 yr old widow looks after 4 disabled children | Three persons injured in accidents in Udhampur | First ever advanced meditation course concludes in Sub Jail Hiranagar | Kakryal Super-speciality hospital announces slew of relief measures for patients | Two bodies recovered in Udhampur district | Indian boy handed over by Pakistan | "Kashmiriyat, Jamhoriyat, Insaaniyat" address Kashmir only, mock rest of State: Chuni | CM bats for cooperation between J-K, Australia in different sectors | Madhu Param Hans delivers spiritual speech | NMC demands Modi to constitute NWC | Tanishq offers free gold coin with jewellery purchase on Akshaya Tritiya | CTFJ calls on Dy CM, raises traders' issues | Dr Alamdar accorded warm send off | Dr Nirmala Deshpande remembered | Free medical camp organized | MIS organizes blood donation camp | Fire in Rajouri forest causes huge loss | May Day celebrated across Jammu | Multispecialty mega free medical, dental camp held | Six -day long workshop concludes | Recognize role played by labour class in building economy: Bhalla | IDA to organize CDE on May 8 | India-China border meets: Armies resolve to maintain peace | Divisional selection chess tourney begins | PGCIL observes Swachh Bharat Pakhwada from May 1 | Jodhamal School to make world's largest greeting card | PHMS organizes debate competition | Jammu wins football tie | State hockey team leaves for Nationals | Natrang stages Hindi play 'Chheenk' | Presentation Convent organizes Inter-School Debate | Back Issues  
 
news details
Contract for chopper service to Machail yatra awarded
8/6/2011 9:35:11 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT
KISHTWAR, Aug 6:


Much awaited chopper service for Machail yatra will starts its operation from Kishtwar and Gulbgarh (Padder) from August 12, after District Administration Kishtwar awarded contract for providing helicopter services to two private companies
Deccan Charters Limited and Summit Aviation Private Limited for operating Chopper service from Kishtwar and Gulabgarh Padder to facilitate the Machail Yatra pilgrims.
According to the award letter issued vide order No: DCK/LA/302, the two chopper service provider will charge fair from each pilgrim @ Rs 8915 for adults from Kishtwar-Machail-Kishtwar and Rs 5500 from Gulabgarh-Machail-Gulabgarh, the children’s will have to pay half of the fair fixed for the adults.
The order further said that Summit Aviation Private Limited will be allowed to operate only in Machail-Gulabgarh sector, where as Deccan Charters Limited will operate in both sectors viz. Kishtwar-Gulabgarh-Machail. As per the order, the date of commencement of operation will be from August 12 till August 28, but Deccan Charters Limited can pullout its helicopters from Gulabgarh-Machail sector on the morning of August 25, beside this one helicopter of each operator is permitted to operate at a time from Gulabgarh-Machail sector as per the guidelines of Department of Civil Aviation J & K Government.
Both the companies were directed to furnish a copy of passenger liability for death/bodily injury of Rs 7.50 lakh with in the combine single limits insurance cover of Rs 10 Cr each before start of the operation. The royalty charges which were earlier fixed as 10% in tender were also reduce to 5%.The fixed charges were at least 15% more than the charges from previous years.
Meanwhile the Yatra which begins from 1st of August 2011 is going on smoothly and as many as 8000 pilgrims have so far visited the temple of Matta Chandi at Machail to seek her holly blessings.

  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
 
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
top stories of the day
 
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU