RAJOURI: Additional Deputy Commissioner Sher Singh on Fridayconvened a meeting to finalise arrangements for holy month of Ramzan besides Shab e Qadar and Eid-ul-Fitr.
Senior officers of various departments besides representatives of Managing Committee, Jamia Masjid, Rajouri and other religious organisations were present.
The ADC directed the district administration to put in all possible efforts to ensure adequate facilities at all religious places, including mosques for the devotees who come for prayers.
He asked the concerned departments to properly regulate supply of food grains, power and drinking water during the holy month. He also reviewed the Medicare, security, cleanliness and other arrangements made for these auspicious occasions. He asked the concerned functionaries to ensure that people may not face any inconvenience on account of unscheduled power cuts especially at Sehri and Iftaar times and drinking water supply during the holy month.
ADC also directed the Municipal Committee to ensure proper lighting and cleanliness in and around the Mosques located in town particularly at Eidgah where Eid prayers would be offered.
Similarly, the police and traffic authorities were directed to ensure security around the mosques and better traffic management in the town to avoid any inconvenience to the devotees.
Regarding the arrangements for Eid, the PWD and PHE departments were asked to provide power supply to Eidgah and put in place water tankers at places of congregational prayers for public, while Fire Services Department was asked to be ready to meet any eventuality. The Health authorities were asked to make available sufficient number of well equipped ambulances at all the places of Eid prayers.
The ADC also directed the Legal Metrology and FCS & CA departments to conduct regular market inspection to keep a watch on overcharging by traders and quality of food stuff sold by them during these auspicious occasions.
Representatives of Muslim organisations present in the meeting put forth various demands and suggestions for making fool proof arrangements for the convenience of the people. The ADC assured that all their demands and suggestions would be given due consideration.
The meeting was attended by ACR Abdul Qayoom Mir, Addl SP Mohd Yousuf, ExEn of engineering departments and district officers of concerned departments.