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DC Kupwara reviews arrangements for Shab-e-Meraj, following Friday

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KUPWARA: In connection with observance of upcoming Meraj-un-Nabi (SAW), the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Ayushi Sudan Saturday chaired a review meeting of Officers at DC Office Complex here to finalize the arrangements being made by all line departments for smooth conduct of the auspicious religious occasion.

On the occasion, Ayushi sought feedback from concerned Officers regarding the arrangements of electricity, water supply, cleanliness, fire service, transport, parking and medical facilities etc. being put in place for celebration of Shab-e-Meraj.

The DC directed the Officers of all line departments to ensure special arrangements for smooth observance of the pious day  at the shrine of Muqam Shahwali and other prominent religious places for the devotees particularly during the intervening night (Shab) and on Friday Following.

With regard to adequate supply of water, the DC directed the PHE department to ensure adequate water supply at the prominent religious places so that devotees do not face any inconvenience. Similarly,   Ex. Engineers of PDD were directed to ensure uninterrupted power supply during the auspicious occasion.

The DC directed the MC officials to ensure proper cleanliness at important sites. Concerned DFOs were directed to arrange sufficient firewood for heating requirements. She directed concerned departments to ensure clearance of snow on roads.

She also directed Officers to intensify market checking at all the main towns of the district to ensure no hoardings and overcharging.

The CMO Kupwara was asked to keep ambulances standby at main sites where large congregations are expected as per past practice.

With regard to Traffic and Parking facilities, the DC directed the ARTO Kupwara and Traffic Police authorities for ensuring hassle-free traffic movement of the devotees, besides making adequate facilities at the designated place for parking of the vehicles.

Meeting was attended by SE R&B, CMO Kupwara, Ex. Engineers of PDD and Mechanical Engineering Wing, ARTO, EO Municipal Council Kupwara, Tehsildars, AD Food and other officers.


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