Haj Pilgrims asked to deposit advance Haj amount

January 24, 2019 05:47 PM

SHIMLA: The provisionally selected Haj Pilgrims are required to deposit the advanced Haj amount of Rs. 81,000 as per 2019 guidelines before February 5. The provisionally elected pilgrims are required to deposit the first balance of amount Rs. 1, 20,000 before March 20.

A Spokesperson of the State government said that the amount could be paid through online at or via any branch of State Bank of India Account No. 32175020010. The unique bank reference number provided to each cover must be mentioned in the remittance receipt.

He said that after depositing the advance amount the provisionally selected pilgrims shall submit a copy of pay-in-slip, chest X-ray report and blood report along with medical screening and fitness certificate on or before January 5.

He further said that pilgrim's selection shall be confirmed by Haj Committee of India upon uploading of all required documents. The documents could be submitted in the State Haj Committee Room No. 104, Home-C Planning House H.P Secretariat.

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