Lucknow: In a bid to facilitate pilgrims and provide all necessary information locally, Uttar Pradesh Government has constituted district level Haj committees.

“For the first time district level committees have been constituted so that pilgrims can get all information regarding Haj pilgrimage in their district itself,” PWD Minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui said during a review meeting held on Wednesday.

The Minister said that training, vaccination and swine flu test of pilgrims will be done between October 1 and October 9. “Certificate of administration of polio drops and swine flu test will be issued during the training programme,” he said. - PTI