The Holy Bath at Gangesagar will start on January 15 and will continue till the 16th of January. In a press conference on 29th December, the District Magistrate of South 24 Parganas District of West Bengal shared details about all kinds of services available for pilgrims. Dredging of the waterways is being done. WB Government also is arranging high capacity dredging machine to conduct dredging activities smoothly. Gangasagar Mela 2024 will begin with all the facilities of modern lighting and accommodation.
Through modern technology, Pilgrims can know about all services through QR code. Apart from this, everything can be availed through Sagar Pravachan, e-Darshan and e-Snan. Apart from this, there is an insurance protection of five lakh rupees for every visitor against any unfortunate incident. Last year more than 70 lakh people came from different parts of the country. Sufficient number of vesels will be made available for transportation. This year administration is expecting more number of pilgrims to Gangasagar than last year.