Government Launches App for Haj Pilgrims to Saudi

  • Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani launched the Haj Siddha App and Haj Guide for Haj-2024. 
  • The Haj Suvidha App, developed by BISAG-N, provides information and direct access to important services like Training modules, Flight Details, Accommodation, Emergency Helpline, and Health. 
  • The app aims to make the pilgrimage experience smoother and more comfortable, especially for first-time pilgrims. 
  • The Haj Guide-2024, prepared in 10 languages, is a guide for pilgrims to understand various aspects of the pilgrimage. 
  • The number of trainers per pilgrim has been increased from 1:300 to 1:150, aiming to improve the training experience for Indian pilgrims. 
  • The government’s efforts include direct feedback from pilgrims to make the Haj pilgrimage more transparent, uniform, cost-efficient, safe, and spiritually fulfilling.
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