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On a trial foundation, Radio-Frequency Identity Cards (RFID) have been launched for pilgrims visiting the Vaishno Devi shrine atop Trikuta hills in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district. Over 60 lakh pilgrims have visited the cave shrine because the starting of the 12 months. RFID will substitute the yatra slip system and is necessary for all pilgrims visiting the shrine. RFIDs are reusable and pilgrims returning to the bottom camp after having ‘darshan’ can have to deposit the playing cards on the exit level.
“The RFID technology was put in place last week on a trial basis from Balganga and Tarakote enroute to the cave shrine, aimed at tracking the movement of pilgrims on a real-time basis,” a senior official of the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board stated.
The system will assist the board to regulate the variety of pilgrims in accordance with the holding capability of the trek and the cave shrine, he stated. The radio-frequency identification system is based on wi-fi expertise which could be tracked by means of radio waves. The tags can carry encrypted data, serial numbers and brief descriptions.
The official stated verification counters have been arrange at seven locations the place safety personnel and enforcement workers will examine the playing cards, whereas there are 29 areas the place antenna and trackers have been positioned alongside the 13-km route from Katra to the Bhawan (sanctum sanctorum). The present trial of the RFID is essential to determine and resolve any points earlier than the entire implementation of the undertaking within the coming days.
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