A Government spokesman said here today that Haj Committee of India has fixed the foreign exchange rate of one Saudi Riyal equivalent to Indian Rupees 12.7965 for 1431(H)-2010-(AD). He said that all intending Haj pilgrims of Himachal Pradesh were advised to deposit the balance amount of Foreign Exchange in accordance with the accommodation category opted by them and their foreign exchange entitlement.
Spokesman said that the balance amount of Foreign Exchange have to be paid by pilgrims proceeding for Haj from Himachal Pradesh which is Green Ordinary category, Rs. 93,376, White Rs. 83,139 and Aziziya, Rs. 75,461.
He said that the amount has to be deposited in current Bank account No. 31136268352 maintained by SBI Mumbai and Cover No. and Bank Reference No. must be mentioned clearly on the pay-in-slip. He said that the last date for depositing the balance amount is 31-8-2010.