DDC visits Baltal, Sonamarg to review Amarnath Yatra arrangements

Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal today conducted extensive tour of Baltal, Domail, Nilgrath, Ranga-Morch and Sonamarg to review the arrangements of various departments ahead of the commencement of Amarnath Yatra 2017.

SP Ganderbal, SE R&B/PDD, Executive Engineers of PHE, PDD, R&B, SDM Kangan, CEO Sonamarg Development Authority and other concerned officers accompanied the DDC during his tour.

DDC Ganderbal during his day long tour to Baltal base camp for Shri Amarnathji Yatra, reviewed the progress of ongoing works relating to arrangements for Yatra which is commencing from June 29, 2017.

DDC went around the camp and was apprised of the status of the ongoing works by PHE, R&B, PDD, and other concerned departments. It was informed that all the arrangements have been put in place for the smooth conduct of Yatra 2017.

During the tour, speaking to the officers the DDC stressed on the need for effective supervision and round the clock monitoring by all the concerned officers for better management of the Yatra. He asked for maintaining a close synergy between different departments to ensure the timely and adequate deliverance of the services to be provided to the pilgrims.

Earlier, en-route to Baltal, the DDC visited PTS Manigam and at Sonamarg, DDC also interacted with the transporters, Pony Wallas and laborers and reiterated to maintain peace and harmony during Yatra period.

Later, DDC Ganderbal convened a meeting of district officers of various departments at JPCR Baltal to review the arrangements for smooth conduct of Amarnath Yatra.

During the meeting, DDC assured that district administration will make all out efforts for providing best facilities to the Yatris. He directed the concerned officers for formulating comprehensive sanitation, health, traffic management and lodging plans for the hassle free conduct of Yatra and be ready every time to meet out any exigency.

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