Div Com reviews R-Day arrangements

Newspoint Bureau

Jammu Tawi, December 13

To review the arrangements for ensuing Republic Day celebrations, a high level meeting was held under the chairmanship of Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr. Pawan Kotwal here today.

The meeting was attended by IGP Jammu, Danish Rana, DIG Ashkoor Wani, Deputy Commissioner, Simrandeep Singh, besides senior officers from Army, Indian Air Force, Security, BSF, CRP, PDD, PHE, R&B, Health, Education, Sports Council, Floriculture, Fire and Emergency Services, Hospitality and Protocol, State Motor Garages and SRTC.

The meeting was informed that the main function would be organized at Moulana Azad Stadium where the flag hoisting ceremony would be held followed by march past and other programmes.

Divisional Commissioner exhorted upon all agencies to ensure that all necessary arrangements are put in place well in time for smooth and successful celebration of the Republic Day.

Divisional Commissioner directed the Police and Traffic authorities to make elaborate security and traffic arrangements so that general public reaches to the venue hassle free. He asked the Jammu Municipal Corporation to ensure sanitation/cleanliness of the venue besides establishment of sufficient number of mobile toilets.

PHE and PDD Departments were asked to ensure availability of safe drinking water and uninterrupted power supply. Health and Fire Services was directed to make available sufficient number of Ambulances and Fire Tenders at the venue. PDD, Tourism, JMC, JDA, Police, Hospitality and Protocol, Fire and Emergency Services departments were asked to ensure illumination of important government buildings. SRTC and State Motor Garages were asked to ensure sufficient number of vehicles for transportation of school children and officials.

Meanwhile, committees were also constituted to finalize the selection of cultural items and programmes for the Republic Day Function.

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