Permit for visit the Himalayas Inner Line Permit is necessary for high Himalayas and sensitive places in Uttarakhand. Till now these were given from tehsils, the process of which was quite complicated. But now it will be available in a day under single window system.

Dialogue associate, Pithoragarh: People going on a journey to the high Himalayas will no longer have to go to the tehsils for Inner Line Permit. Pithoragarh administration has started single window system for inner line permit. Now one can apply for a permit from anywhere in the country.

Inner Line Permit is required to go to the high Himalayan areas of Dharchula and Munsiyari, two tehsils bordering Pithoragarh in the border district of Pithoragarh. Permission is given only for a stipulated time in sensitive areas. Till now tourists had to get inner line permit from Tehsil offices to go here. In addition to taking a long time, the process was also quite complicated.

District Magistrate Dr. Ashish Chauhan had taken the initiative to simplify this process in view of the increasing number of tourists coming to visit the high Himalayan region. He got a single window system prepared for this through NIC.

NIC in-charge Gaurav Kumar said that single window system has been started. Now people can apply for Inner Line Permit from anywhere. Inner Line Permit will be issued on the day of application itself.

These forms have to be submitted along with the online application

1. Passport size photo

2. Aadhar Card

3. Affidavit

4. Local Police Verification

5. Medical Fitness Certificate

Pithoragarh DM Dr. Ashish Chauhan informed that the implementation of Single Window System for Inner Line Permit will provide great facilities to the tourists. They will be able to apply online from their home region only. This will increase tourism in the frontier district.