Advisor Baseer Khan reviews Eid arrangements at Jammu

JAMMU: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a meeting of Deputy Commissioners to review the arrangements to be carried out for the smooth celebration of Eid-ul-Azha.
Deputy Commissioners hailing from all the districts of the Jammu Division attended the meeting via video conferencing.
Threadbare discussion was held regarding status of electricity and water supply, areas demarcated for sale/purchase of sacrificial animals, social distancing, SOPs related to Covid-19, sanitation and sanitization etc.
At the outset, the Advisor emphasized upon the officers to ensure that guidelines issued by the government regarding COVID-19 are strictly adhered to and there should be no violation of SOPs. He instructed that all the guidelines should be strictly adhered to.
The Advisor said that there should be designated places for the sale/purchase of the sacrificial animals. He also said that use of masks and social distancing should be maintained during sale/purchase of the sacrificial animals.
The Advisor also stressed upon to ensure uninterrupted power and water supply so that the people don’t face any kind of inconvenience during the festival days.
He further asked the DCs to establish a control room alongwith a helpline number including all the line departments for better liaising to provide proper assistance and information to the people.

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