Chardham Yatra Latest Update : Prime Minister Narendra Modi had taken an important step towards better connectivity in Uttarakhand by laying the foundation stone of All Weather Road. The primary objective of this ambitious project is to enhance all-weather connectivity to the Char Dhams: Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.
Chardham Yatra Latest Update : This time a new record has been set in Char Dham Yatra. Till now, a record more than 50 lakh devotees i.e. pilgrims have reached the Char Dham Yatra. Which is much more than the total number of pilgrims arriving in the Char Dham Yatra of 2022.
This means that this year all the previous records of pilgrims arriving on Chardham Yatra have been broken. According to the Uttarakhand government, the increase in the number of devotees in the Chardham Yatra every year shows the success of the all-weather road and the efficient management of Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. Before the Global Investor Summit to be held in the state in December this year, these figures are attracting businessmen who want to invest in the tourism sector.
Figures of increase in the number of devotees in the last 3 years
2021 5.18 lakh (interrupted by Covid)
2022 46.27 lakh
2023 50.12 lakh (till 16 October)
Focus on increasing connectivity in every season
On 27 December 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took an important step towards better connectivity in Uttarakhand by laying the foundation stone of the All Weather Road. The primary objective of this ambitious project is to increase all-weather connectivity to the Char Dhams: Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.
Assurance of safe and smooth travel
This project will provide safe and convenient transportation to the pilgrims, enabling them to travel smoothly without being hampered by weather conditions or natural obstacles. The completion of this perennial road project will greatly benefit the region and its residents, the positive results of which are currently visible. This is facilitating trade in the region and further promoting tourism, which will ultimately strengthen the economic development of Uttarakhand.
Double engine government claims
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami had also taken several important steps to improve the facilities for the pilgrims, which included various arrangements ranging from online registration to darshan for the devotees in the four Dhams. Providing a large number of advanced ambulances for the yatra and formation of a special team of doctors made the yatra extremely convenient for the devotees. In this sequence, 50 health ATMs were also installed at Char Dham pilgrimage sites which are providing tele-medicine services to the pilgrims.
Under the leadership of Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami in the double engine government, the Government of Uttarakhand is continuously working to make the Chardham Yatra more accessible and successful, as a result of which these figures will set many new records in the coming years.