Srinagar, November 29
Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting to review the arrangements for the forthcoming Eid Milad-un-Nabi (?).
Deputy Commissioners of Anantnag, Shopian, Budgam and Bandipora districts participated in the meeting through video conferencing while Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Chief Engineers of various departments, SSP Traffic, SP Hazratbal and officials of Wakf Board, Health Department, SMC, FCS&CA attended the meeting.
While addressing the meeting, the Divisional Commissioner stressed for making all the necessary arrangements to facilitate people on the upcoming auspicious occasion. He directed the officials of PDD to ensure uninterrupted power supply to all the congregation sites during the entire period. He also directed for restoration of street lights in and around these areas. The officials informed the meeting that 40 more LED lights will be installed on main road leading to Dargah Hazratbal where main congregation will be held.
The Divisional Commissioner also directed for making provision of safe drinking water, adequate supply of ration, health care facilities, fire fighting arrangements, parking facilities and ensuring cleanliness at Hazratbal Shrine and at all other Masjids and shrines where large number of devotees are expected to arrive. On the occasion, Baseer Ahmad Khan directed the officials of R&B to carry out repair works on all important roads leading to the congregation sites. He also directed for intensifying market checking to curb profiteering and hoarding.
Seeking details of related preparations made in their respective districts, he directed the Deputy Commissioners to immediately hold meetings with all the concerned departments to ensure all the instructions are abided by.