DC Kishtwar reviews arrangements for Urs Shah Asrar-ud-Din Sahib(RA)

KISHTWAR: Deputy Commissioner, Kishtwar, Ashok Sharma today convened a meeting of all the concerned district officers to review the arrangements for Urs of Shah Asrar-Ud-Din Sahib (RA) scheduled on November 10, 2021.
During the meeting, the chair reviewed the different arrangements, including provision of accommodation for devotees, power supply/water supply, firewood, ration, LPG, Sanitation, Security, Medical care, transportation, fire tender and overall traffic management and passed a slew of directions to the concerned.
The DC directed XEN PHE Division Kishtwar to ensure availability of sufficient drinking water for devotees/Ziareens at the shrines of Astan Bala, Astan Pani and other places from Nov 8 to Nov11, 2021 with backup provision of water tankers.
The Chief Executive Officer Kishtwar Development Authority and Executive Officer Municipality were also directed to go for repair and replacement of the non-functional street lights and high mast lights in the town and the adjoining areas of the shrines and in the Chowgan ground for hassle free movement of devotees. Cleanliness around both the shrines and lime lining of the roads leading to the shrines was also stressed upon.
Further, ARTO, DTI, SHO and manager bus stand were directed to devise a proper transport plan viz. arrangement of additional buses for smooth to and fro movement of pilgrims, management of Traffic and Parking of vehicles. It was also revealed that for commercial vehicles ITI Ground and FCI Godown premises have been identified for parking.
Executive Engineer JPDCL Kishtwar was directed to ensure uninterrupted Power Supply at both the shrines and places of stay of Ziareens.

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