|Early Times Report|
SRINAGAR, Sept 10: Simrandeep Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, met Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Shrine Board, at the Raj Bhavan in Srinagar today. The Chairman of the Shrine Board complimented the CEO and all employees of the Board, particularly the sanitation staff, for providing cleanliness and hygienic facilities to the pilgrims and bringing recognition to the Board at the national level. As an encouragement to the dedicated team of sanitation staff, the Governor announced one week's additional salary for the sanitation staff as a special one-time incentive. He hoped that this will further motivate them to continue to strive for bringing all round excellence in providing best facilities and services to the pilgrims visiting the Holy Shrine. It is pertinent to mention that the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, adjudged Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine as the Best Swachh Iconic Place in the country and the CEO of the Shrine Board received the award from the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, at a function held in New Delhi on 6th of this month.