What Are RFID Cards That Devotees Must Carry For Their Amarnath Yatra 2024?

Wearing RFID cards is mandatory for Amarnath Yatra pilgrims.

by Shreya Ghosh
What Are RFID Cards That Devotees Must Carry For Their Amarnath Yatra 2024?

Amarnath Yatra is one of the most religiously significant and revered journeys for Hindu devotees. The route and journey to reach the iconic Amarnath Cave at an altitude of 3,888 metres in Jammu and Kashmir is not the easiest. But that does not stop people from participating in this sacred annual pilgrimage. Hindu pilgrims dream of Amarnath Yatra and feel the spiritual connection. If you have plans to go for Amarnath Yatra this year, make sure to get your RFID card. What is its purpose and how to get it? Read on for all the information.

Get Your Hands On RFID Cards Before Commencing The Amarnath Yatra

Amarnath Yatra RFID Cards
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Trekking on rugged terrains to reach the destination is a long and strenuous journey. Devotees must stay focused on the route and follow the rules and guidelines to travel safely during the Amarnath Yatra. Ahead of the holy pilgrimage starting on June 29, 2024, the government has released a set of necessary tips and protocols to follow. One of the most important rules is to collect the RFID Cards before beginning the Amarnath Yatra.

According to a report by NativePlanet, every pilgrim needs to collect this card from specific centres located in Jammu and Kashmir. Its biggest advantage is to track people. Wearing RFID cards around their necks throughout the spiritual journey is mandatory for everyone on Amarnath Yatra as it will help to focus on their safety and security.

Amarnath Yatra RFID Cards
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Devotees cannot get access to the designated location of the holy yatra without this card. It is a mandated representation to join the annual pilgrimage in Jammu and Kashmir. The concerned authorities decided to issue RFID cards to look over devotees efficiently. As a part of this devotional journey, every pilgrim must follow all norms and guidelines.

Also read: Char Dham Yatra Sees Record Rush With 24.6 Lakh Visitors In Just 40 Days; Devotees Seen Crowding On Hillside Path In Yamunotri

More Information About The Yatra

Amarnath Yatra RFID Cards
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  • The registration process for the spiritual journey began back in April.
  • The Yatra to reach the shrine of Lord Shiva will begin on June 29.
  • It will end on August 19, 2024.
  • Not only in 2024 but devotees also wore RFID cards on Amarnath Yatra earlier.

Also read: IRCTC Tourism Announces 7 Jyotirlinga Yatra Starting From ₹26,630 For The Holy Month Of Shravan

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