Arrangements for forthcoming festivals discussed

Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, discussed arrangements being made by different departments for Shab-e-Qadr, Jumat-ul-Wida and Eid-ul-Fitr, at a meeting of officers that he chaired here today.

Issues pertaining to power and water supply, market checking and regulation of rates of essential items, sanitation, traffic management, health facilities and other arrangements were discussed in detail in the meeting.

Municipal authorities were asked for maintaining cleanliness and sanitation in and around Eidgahs and Mosques. Availability of ration and other essential services were reviewed and the Deputy Commissioner passed on necessary instructions to the concerned departments.

Asking for check on unscheduled power cuts, Dr. Shahid asked the PDD authorities to ensure uninterrupted power supply during festivals especially uninterrupted supply from 06pm to 06am on Shab-e-Qadr.

Besides adequate arrangements for water supply in Rajouri town, ExEn PHE was instructed for adequate water supply both in urban and rural areas of the district.

Special emphasis was laid by the Deputy Commissioner on market checking to ensure quality of eatables and regulation of prices especially of meat and vegetables.

Police will ensure security and traffic management. CMO was asked to have 2 ambulances at standby beside provision of necessary health-care facilities.

SSP Yugal Kumar Manhas, ADC Mumtaz Ali Chowdhary, AC (R) Paramjeet Singh, AC (D) Qayoom Mir, Administrator Auqaf, Qayoom Dar, Executive Engineer EM&RE and PHE, Chief Medical Officer, AD FCS&CA, CAHO, other officers and representatives of various religious organizations also attended the meeting.

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