For the benefit of the yatris visiting the
holy Shrine of Vaishno Devi, the following post offices offer
their standard services to the devotees. Devotees can send
telegrams, post letters, send money orders, or avail of any
other standard facility being offered by the Department of
Posts & Telegraphs, Government of India.
Katra also has a Speed Post facility to/from
major destinations. Private courier services to/from Katra
are not available at the moment although a few private operators
are keenly considering the same.
General Post Office, Pacca Danga Jammu.
Post Office Katra.
Post Office Adhkwari.
Post Office Bhawan.
STD/ISD/PCO booths function all over Katra,
along the track and right uptill Bhawan. A few of them are
open for all 24 hours. The STD code for Katra is 01991. A
few cyber cafes are also functional.
Mobile phone services have only recently been
started and the only operator at present is BSNL with its
Cell One service. While post paid Cell One and MTNL Dolphin
connections are functional in Katra also, pre paid connections
or Cell connections of other operators (Air Tel, Escotel etc.)
are currently not functuional. Pre paid cards are currently