Doda, Dec 19: To facilitate travel in winters, the subsidised helicopter service from Doda to Jammu took off today.
The inaugural ceremony, held at the District Police Line in Doda, was attended by Deputy Commissioner Harvinder Singh and SSP Abdul Qayoom. Notably, three passengers from Doda were among the first to experience this convenient mode of transportation to Jammu.
Deputy Commissioner Harvinder Singh, in presence of SSP Doda, spearheaded the formal ceremony. Assistant Commissioner Panchayat Ashfaq Khanji, designated as the nodal officer, will oversee the operations of the helicopter service. The service provider, Global Vectra Pvt Ltd from Mumbai, has been chosen to manage this crucial transport link.