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Government Of Assam Department of Tourism Assam Tourism Development Corporation Ltd

Punya Dham scheme

Apply for seeking benefits under Punya Dham scheme:

‘Punya Dhan Yatra’ is framed by the Tourism Department, Govt. of Assam, with the objective to conduct pilgrimage tours in India for Senior Citizens of Assam. In the financial year 2017-18, Tourism Department targets approx. 3000 Senior Citizen for 4 (four) destinations: - (1) Jannanath-Puri, (2) Mathura-Vrindaban, (3) Ajmer Sarif Dargah,

(4) Vaishno Devi. 


Assam Tourism Development Corporation invites applications through two media:

1.Online applications in ATDC’s official website www.assamtourismonline. comand 

2.Newspaper cutting published in the following newspapers along with the Ad:-

4thAugust 2017: (1) Assam Tribune, (2) Asomiya Pratidin, (3) Amar Asom, (4) Jugsankha, Silchar (5) Janambhumi

5th August 2017: (1) Dainik Asom, (2) Dainik Khabar, (3) Niyamia Barta (4) Dainik Prantajyoti, (5) Dainik Agradoot,

11th August 2017: (1) Niyamiya Barta (2) Dainik Purbadoy, (3) Asomiya Khabor, 

(4) Ami Asomor Janagana (5) Asomiya Pratidin, (6) Dainik Janambhumi, (7) Samuhik Prasanga, 


The basic criteria& requirements:

1.applicant should be medically fit for the tour,

2.the age limit is 55-70 years for female and 60-75 years for male,

3.applicant should permanent resident of Assam,

4.maximum 2 people from one family can apply,

5.the income of the applied person should be ₹2.5 lakh,

6.only one destination can be selected by a single person or both members of a family,

7.tour starts and ends at Guwahati, applicant should bear the cost to reach Guwahati and departure,

The facilities to be provided:

1. Air conditioned 3-tire railway coach and bus to the destination,

2. each pilgrim will get an allowance of ₹ 150.00 each day for food,

3. ATDC will arrange the Group of 100 or 50 peoples and notified along with the itinerary time to time. 

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