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DC B’gam reviews arrangements for ensuing festivals

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BUDGAM: In order to review the arrangements for ensuing celebrations of Baisakhi, Jumat-ul-Vida, Shab-e-Qadr and Eid-ul-Fitr, a meeting of senior officers of District Administration was held here Wednesday under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam, S F Hamid.

On the occasion, ADC Budgam apprised the DC about the arrangements required on auspicious occasions of Baisakhi, Shab-e-Qadr, Jumat-ul-Vida and Eid-ul-Fitr.

The DC directed the Officers of all line Departments to ensure all necessary arrangements are put in place well in advance so that people do not face any difficulty during the observance/celebrations.

In order to curb black marketing, profiteering and hoarding, the DC asked the concerned to intensify the market checking in the district and take strict legal action against the violations. He asked them to ensure all essential commodities are sold at Government approved rates with standard quality and sufficient availability.

He directed for joint inspections by revenue, police, food safety and FCS&CA departments so that there is no escalation of market rates.

The DC directed the PDD authorities to ensure uninterrupted supply of power during all the upcoming festivals of Baisakhi, Shab-e-Qadr, Jumat-ul-Vida and Eid-ul-Fitr, while the PHE department was asked to ensure adequate water supply to the people. They were also directed to deploy water tankers at prominent Shrines and to the places where adequate water supply is not possible, so that people do not face any difficulty.

Executive officers of all MCs were directed to ensure proper sanitation and cleanliness arrangements at all prominent places particularly at Charar -i-sharief, Makhama, Pakherpora, and main Imambaras for jumat ul vida, shab e qadr, eid, and Beerwah and Sarai area of Chadoora for Baisakhi, besides installation and repair of street lights at important religious places where big congregations are expected to be held.

The DC also stressed for ensuring adequate transport and parking facilities at all imambaras and other prominent Masjids and Shrines for the devotees visiting Religious places.

He asked the concerned authorities to prepare an adequate route plan with the Traffic Department, besides creating temporary additional parking slots so that better transport facilities will be provided to the people during these auspicious days.

The DC also directed for deployment of magistrates at the Shrines for smooth conduct of congregation prayers.

The DC directed the Health Department to install medical camps with paramedical staff, critical care ambulance and medicines at main congregation places and major Shrines.

The Fire and Emergency Department was directed to provide 24×7 services across the valley in case of any eventuality.

The DC stressed all concerned officers to work with added zeal, enthusiasm, and in coordination for the successful and hassle-free culmination of big congregations of Baisakhi, Shab-e-Qadr, Jamat-ul-Vida and Eid-ul-Fitr across Budgam.

Besides, ADDC Budgam, Dr Akramullah Tak; ADC Budgam, Dr. Nasir; ASP Budgam, Gowher Khan, meeting was attended by ACP, all SDMs, Senior officers of PDD, R&B, PHE, JKSRTC, FCS&CA, RTO, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Health Services and Fire & Emergency Services, all Tehsildars , Executive officers of all municipalities besides Traffic department.


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