District Development Commissioner Rajouri Rahul Yadav on Monday convened a meeting to review the arrangements for Eid-ul-Azha here.
The meeting was attended by SSP Rajiv Pandey, ADC Basharat Hussain, ACR B A Lone, Additional SP Anwar ul Haq, district heads of various departments and members of civil society and representatives of religious organisations.
The meeting discussed in detail the arrangements put in place for the Eid-ul-Azha festival. Members of civil society put forth their demands including adequate water and power supply and ensuring cleanliness in the town during the festival.
The DDC directed the concerned departments to make all requisite arrangements for the religious and national festivals.
Further, the DDC informed that from tomorrow his office and other government offices in Poonch will carry cleanliness drives under Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan. He urged the people of Poonch to take part in the drive and clean their surroundings to make Poonch clean and pollution free.
Deputy Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Kargil Vikas Kundal on Monday convened a meeting with the officers of district administration to discuss and review the arrangements being put in place for the smooth celebration of upcoming Eid-ul-Azha festival.
ACR Kargil Sonam Chosjor, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Education Officer, Assistant Director Information, Executive Engineers of the various department including R&B, PHE, PDD, Executive Officer Municipal Committee, Deputy Secretary, Cultural Academy, Assistant Director Tourism besides other district and sectoral officers attended the meeting.
Threadbare discussion was held on various issues including stock of essential commodities, steps to curb black marketing, repairs and renovation of minor roads, link roads, ensuring of an uninterrupted power supply and providing of adequate drinking water facilities.
The Deputy Commissioner asked for constituting of Joint Squads teams to check the markets. He directed the officers to take strict action against black marketers, hoarders and erring shopkeepers as per the law.
He directed the health department to deploy doctors, ambulances, mobile vans and other paramedical staff at big congregation places on the Eid day.
The DC asked the R&B department to take immediate steps for necessary minor repairs and renovation works of roads and link roads leading to big shrines and Eidgahs of the district.
The Deputy Commissioner asked the Assistant Director Information Kargil to establish Grievance Redressal Cell in the District Information Centre, Kargil office complex near Hussaini Park for timely redressal of problems faced the people.
He asked all officers that the necessary arrangements be put in place in advance so that people do not face any difficulties during the celebrations of Eid-ul-Azha.