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May , 2009
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Rs 3-cr garbage disposal system for Katra

Source: The Tribune, New Delhi, Date: May , 2009

The state government has proposed to set up a Rs 3 crore garbage disposal system in Katra, the base camp of the Vaishno Devi shrine. “We are setting up a Rs 3 crore garbage disposal system to cater to the needs of the Katra town. Over 70 lakh pilgrims visit the shrine annually generating huge quantity of garbage,” Reasi district development commissioner Sanjeev Verma said. Over 12 acres has been allotted for the purpose by the Municipal Committee, Katra. Besides this, the government has also proposed various development plans for the beautification of the town.

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