Post and Telegraphs

The Vaishno Devi shrine is one of the most visited shrines in the country. For the benefit of devotees coming here, the Department of Post and Telegraph of the Jammu & Kashmir state, offers many standard and additional facilities. Through these, devotees can send money orders for donations, letters, telegrams and other posts to the temple board. The list of post offices which provide these services are mentioned below:

The town of Katra in which the temple is situated offers Speed Post services to and from various destinations. However, it is yet to introduce the concept of private couriers in this town; this field is still occupied by private operators.

  • General Post Office, PaccaDanga Jammu – 180001
  • Post Office Katra – 182301
  • Post Office Adhkwari – 182301
  • Post Office Bhawan – 182301

01991 is the STD code of Katra town. There are many STD/ISD/PCO booths in Katra, some of which are operational 24/7. If you want to develop your connectivity with the outside world, you can do at some of the cyber cafes here.

Mobile phones have been recently launched in Katra. BSNL is the only one connection available here. With its Cell One (post-paid) and MTNL Dolphin connections, BSNL helps devotees coming to the temple to connect with the external world to a certain extent. Pre-paid connections are currently not possible in Katra.