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Offerings towards the Shrine can be made either in cash or through demand drafts or cheques. Various counters have been set up by the Shrine Board, so as to facilitate the pilgrims to make donations. These counters are available at Bhawan, Sanjichhat, Adkuwari, Enquiry and Reservation section at Niharika, Katra and also at the Central Office of the Shrine Board at Katra. All these donation counters are fully computerized and are manned by trained staff of the Shrine Board. Computerized donation receipts bearing the First photograph of the Gold Ornamentation of Holy Pindies are issued to the devotees who make an offering or donation at these counters. These donation receipts can be preserved as a souvenir by the devotees. It also enables the devotees to clam Income Tax exemption on the donations made by them towards the Shrine. The details of these counters are given below :
Three Donation Counters at Bhawan
One Donation Counter at Sanjichatt
One Donation Counter at Adhkuwari
One Donation Counter at Enquiry & Reservation Office, Niharika Complex, Katra
One Donation Counter at Central Office of Shrine Board, Katra

Donations in cash can also be dropped in the various danpatras located both inside and outside the Holy Cave, but in that case the devotee is unable to get a donation receipt. More than 100 danpatras have been placed at various locations at Katra, en-route and at the Holy Bhawan. These boxes are regularly opened and counting of the contents is organized under careful watch of the senior functionaries of the Board.

Donations towards Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board can also be made through Cheques/Demand Draft. The instrument of payment is to be made in favour of "Chief Executive Officer, Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board, Katra". The Cheques/ demand draft may be of any bank. Devotees are requested to provide full address detail alongwith Pincode, email id and Phone number(s) etc for despatching Donation Receipt.

Donation via Paytm App:

Devotees can now donate via Paytm App to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board under "Devotion" segment and Donations to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Charitable Society  under "Donation" segment.

1. Login Paytm App ---> Recharge & Bill Payment ---> Other services ---> Devotion  ---Donation to SMVDSB.

2. Login Paytm App ---> Recharge & Bill Payment ---> Other services ---> Donation  ---Donation to SMVD Charitable Society.


Devotee can also deposit donations through RTGS/NEFT/IMPS etc. at our donation account:

Account name


Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board

A/c No  






Branch - HDFC, KATRA
PAN No. - AAETS9822J

Donations made through Cheques/Demand Drafts may be sent at any of the following addresses:

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Accounts Officer

Asstt. Manager (Donations)

Central Office, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Katra, J&K, India

Central Office, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Katra, India

Central Office, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Katra, India




All the foreign/NRIs donors are requested to mentioned their e-mail ID and contact number while donating to Shrine Board to facilitate issuance of donation receipt.

Donations Online

For the convenience of devotees residing in India and abroad a system of receiving donations on line has also been started by Shrine Board. On line donations are accepted through our website.

To donate online click here

Donations can also be made in kind Click Here for details

The Shrine Board has formulated a number of ways under which the donors can donate. . For details, click here

Interested in making Donation contributions towards the Shrine Register and donate here.
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