Shravan Tirthdarshan Yojana is a new scheme launched by the state government of Gujarat under which the government would provide subsidy on tirth yatra expenses for senior citizens. Under the Shravan Tirthdarshan Yojana, the state government would pay 50% of the cost of travel expense by non-AC state transport bus, within the state.
The scheme is exclusively meant for the senior citizens of the state regardless of the community they belong.
Shravan Tirthdarshan Yojana
Shravan Tirthdarshan Yojana benefits can be availed by any senior citizen regardless of his/her community to travel to all popular religious destinations in Gujarat by no-AC transport bus. The main objective of the scheme is to help the senior citizens cover all the popular religious destinations in the state.
Important highlights of Shravan Tirthdarshan Yojana
- The scheme is meant only for the senior citizens.
- 50% of the cost of tirth yatra by non-AC state transport bus would be paid by the state government.
- Subsidy would be provided only for tirth yatra within Gujarat.
- Senior citizen belonging to any community can avail the scheme benefits.
To be eligible for Shravan Tirthdarshan Yojana, the applicant
– should be a resident of Gujarat
– should be at least 60 years old.
Shravan Tirthdarshan Yojana Application Form
The interested applicants can apply for the scheme by submitting the prescribed application form and submitting to respective state transport depots. A travel plan of 2 nights and 3 days by a group of senior citizens would have to be made before applying for the scheme.
More details and application form of Shravan Tirthdarshan Yojana can be downloaded in PDF format from the below link.
The detailed information and online application procedure is available at the official website of Gujarat Pavitra Yatradham Vikas Board at http://www.yatradham.gujarat.gov.in