Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojana

Written By Gautham Krishna   | Published on July 17, 2019

Government of Delhi has launched the Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojana which offers free travel packages for senior citizens from Delhi to five religious circuits. Religious circuits are 

  • Delhi-Mathura-Vrindavan-Agra-Fatehpur Sikri-Delhi

  • Delhi-Haridwar-Rishikesh-Neelkanth-Delhi

  • Delhi-Ajmer-Pushkar-Delhi

  • Delhi-Amritsar-Bagha Border-Anandpur Sahib-Delhi

  • Delhi-Vaishno Devi-Jammu-Delhi


  • 1100 senior citizens from each Assembly Constituency would now undertake free pilgrimage every year, the expenses for which will be borne by the government.

  • A total of 77000 pilgrims will be able to avail this facility every year.

  • The pilgrimage duration will be of 3 days and 2 nights.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant/spouse must be a resident of the territorial jurisdiction of NCT of Delhi.

  • The applicant must have completed 60 years of age (As on 1st January of the year in which the Application for availing the Yojana is submitted)

  • The applicant/spouse must NOT be employed with Central/State Government or Local/Autonomous bodies.

  • The applicant/spouse must NOT have ever availed the scheme in the past.

  • The age of the attendant must be more than 21 years(In case opting for attendant)

Documents Required

  • Application in the prescribed Form along with Self Declaration

  • Self-Attested copy of Medical certificate mentioning the applicant/Spouse is mentally/physically fit to undertake the proposed journey.

  • Self-Attested Copies of Delhi Voter ID Card.(For Applicant/Spouse)

  • Self Declaration.

  • Copy of Certificate from MLA for residence of his/her consitituency.

  • Voter Id card of the Applicant, Spouse and Attendant

  • One Passport size Coloured Photograph of the applicant(Size 5cm x 4.5cm Or 2”x1.75”)

    • Should include full face, front view and open eyes

    • Should be of full head from top of hair to shoulder

    • Should be in a plain white or off-white background

    • Shouldn’t be shadows on the face or background

    • Should have a natural expression (closed mouth)

    • Should not include sunglasses or hat

Application Procedure

Application can be filed either through Office of Divisional Commissioner or Office of respective MLA or office of Tirth Yatra Committee.


In case, it is found that any applicant/spouse has ever availed the Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra scheme in the past, he/she will be liable to repay the entire amount incurred for the yatra along with a penalty of 25%.


  • In case, applicants won’t be able to undertake the pilgrimage, he/she has to provide intimation upto the 7 days before the travel date. Otherwise, he/she shall not be eligible to apply under this scheme again

  • The Yatris will not be allowed to take or use any inflammable material or liquor or any intoxicating articles.

  • Yatris will be fully responsible for his/her jewellary and belongings during the yatra.

  • Yatris are expected to behave in a civilized manner as per the requirements of the TirthYatra.

  • Yatris are required to follow the instructions of the Liason Officer.

  • The Government or the TirthYatra Vikas Samiti will not be responsible for any accident or mis-happening during the journey.

  • Applicant/Spouse above 70 years of age will have a choice to take one attendant with him provided the age of attended must be above 21 years of age. In case travelling with spouse, the facility of only one attendant will be available.



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