• 12 Dec, 2023
  • By Divya

Post and Telegraphs

For the benefit of the yatris visiting the holy Shrine of Vaishno Devi, the following post offices offer their standard services to the devotees. Devotees can send telegrams, post letters, send money orders, or avail of any other standard facility being offered by the Department of Posts & Telegraphs, Government of India. 

Katra also has a Speed Post facility to/from major destinations. Private courier services to/from Katra are not available at the moment although a few private operators are keenly considering the same.

STD/ISD/PCO booths function all over Katra, along the track and right uptill Bhawan. A few of them are open for all 24 hours. The STD code for Katra is 01991. A few cyber cafes are also functional. 

Mobile phone services have only recently been started and the only operator at present is BSNL with its Cell One service. While post paid Cell One and MTNL Dolphin connections are functional in Katra also, pre paid connections or Cell connections of other operators (Air Tel, Escotel etc.) are currently not functuional. Pre paid cards are currently not available.



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