R-Day arrangements finalized in Bandipora

BANDIPORA: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad today chaired a meeting of District and Block level officers to finalize the arrangements for celebration of forthcoming 73rd Republic Day.
The meeting discussed all the arrangements put in place including event management, security, seating arrangement as per Covid protocol, car parking, transportation, and illumination of buildings besides refreshments, accommodation, sanitation and other arrangements.
It was given out that adequate arrangements have been put in place to ensure smooth celebration of the Republic day functions. Officers informed that special arrangements have been made in view of Covid-19 pandemic to ensure that the SOPs are followed in letter and spirit including use of masks, sanitizers, testing facility at all venues, availability of rapid kits, ambulances along with the first aid and other related arrangements.
Meeting was informed that the national flag will be unfurled by the chief guest followed by the parades from contingents of JKP, CRPF, NCC cadets and School children. Concerned departments were directed to make proper arrangements for trouble free rehearsals and final day celebration.
The DC said that keeping in view the impending weather situation; R&B and Mechanical Engineering departments shall remain in proactive gear and ensure immediate clearing of roads and spots where the functions are to be organized.
He also stressed the need for maintaining protocol in seating arrangement and also issued directions to the police department for taking proper protocol of the National Flag.
The police department was entrusted with security arrangements and the Information Department was asked to facilitate proper Public Addressing System and media coverage of the event. ARTO was asked to make sufficient arrangements of vehicles and parking at the parade ground.
Other arrangements including refreshment, deployment of magistrates, arrangement of cultural programmes, barricading, facility of commentators and availability of fire-tenders were also reviewed.
The meeting was attended by Senior Superintendent of Police Mohammad Zahid, Additional District Development Commissioner Ali Afsar Khan, Assistant Commissioner Development Abdul Rashid Dass, District officers of all departments, Block Development Officers and concerned police and civil officials.

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