Tiwari was chief minister, he decided to allow the Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam, Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam
and Uttarakhand Forest Development Corporation to help recover losses.
Krishna said the Centre has been working closely with the Government of Uttarakhand and the Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam
to improve the facilities.
This year too, Ministry of External Affairs will work in coordination with the Government of Uttarakhand and the Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam
Limited for improvement of the facilities for yatris on the Indian side of the route.
The Ministry of External Affairs along with other coordinating agencies such as Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam
Limited (KMVN) has over the years painstakingly worked towards improving facilities provided to the pilgrims.