Diwali arrangements finalised at Rajouri

Deputy Commissioner Rajouri Shabir Ahmed Batt today convened a meeting of all the civil and police officers of the district to finalise the arrangements for ensuing Diwali festival.
Threadbare discussion was held on arrangements like installation of cracker stalls, security, maintenance of law and order, traffic regulation, drinking water and power supply, sanitation, medicare, checking of quality and price of eatables and deployment of fire tenders.
It was decided in the meeting that the fire crackers shall be sold at three identified places only which include old bus stand new bus stand and near DIET office Jawahar Nagar Rajouri.
A flying squad comprising the officers of F,CS and CA, Health , Municipality, Legal Metrology and Revenue department was constituted on the occasion to keep a strict vigil on the sale of fire crackers besides keeping a check on shopkeepers that whether they are following the guidelines laid down for the purpose. He further directed to ensure that crackers should be displayed at identified area only i.e. old bus stand new bus stand and near diet office Jawahar Nagar after proper permission. The team will also keep a check on quality and rates of eatables, sanitation, and encroachment in market places and other busy places in the town.
Deputy Commissioner directed the squad to keep a check especially on the adulterated and synthetic milk products. He called for immediate seizure of adulterated sweets and other eatables. AD FCS&CA was directed to ensure proper ration supply during festival season.
DC directed the PDD department to ensure uninterrupted power supply during festival. He also directed the PHE department to ensure the provision for uninterrupted water supply during the
EO Municipality was directed to maintain cleanliness besides taking measures to avoid any congestion due to fruit and other vendors in the town
Among others Senior superintendent of police Suleman Choudhary, Addl. Deputy Commissioner Mumtaz Ali executive engineers of PHE PDD and all other sectoral officers were present in the meeting.

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