Div Com reviews darbar move arrangements

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SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Thursdaychaired a meeting to review the arrangements for ensuing Darbar Move.
On the occasion, IG Traffic, Basant Rath, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rashid Shah, SP Srinagar (traffic), RTO Kashmir, Deputy Director Estates, Joint Commissioner SMC, officials of Health Services Kashmir, CAPD, PHE, R&B, PDD and JKSRTC and other concerned officials were present.
Div Com held a lengthy discussion regarding residential accommodations for move employees besides sanitation and renovation works to be taken up in Government Quarters. He directed the concerned departments to ensure that the renovation and repair work at Civil Secretariat and in all government residential quarters is completed well in time besides facilities like potable water; power, ration etc are made available.
The officials of Estates department informed the Divisional Commissioner that besides the residential quarters, around 170 hotels have already been identified at various locations among which around 100 hotels will be shortlisted for the accommodation of employees. Officials of SRTC said the adequate arrangements will be made to ferry the goods and employees to Secretariat.
He also directed officials of SMC to ensure proper sanitation and directed them to maintain cleanliness in the city. He also directed them to repair traffic lights wherever dysfunctional and also asked them to replace defunct street lighting in the city on war footing basis.
Div Com directed the R&B officials to macadamize the patches at various spots for hassle-free movement of traffic. He also directed Floriculture department to ensure beautification of roads.
On the occasion, IG Traffic asked the R&B officials to carry out few small renovation works at various spots in Srinagar which will help in traffic decongestion.