SRINAGAR: The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today convened a meeting of officers to review the arrangements by all line departments for the month of holy Ramadhan to facilitate the general public during fasting days.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioners, Directors of FCS&CA, Health, Sheep Husbandry & UEED; CEO, Wakf Board; Chief Engineers of PHE, KPDCL, PWD; Officers of SMC, traffic, police, transport and others.
On the occasion, Div Com directed Dir FCS&CA to ensure the sufficient quantity of essentials available including ration, kerosene and LPG for the consumption.
He also directed CE, KPDCL to ensure uninterrupted power supply at the peak hours to the people particularly at Sehri and Iftar hours.
Div Com also directed CE, PHE to prepare a roster for officials to ensure water supply to consumers at Sehri.
He also exhorted concerned ULB & SMC officers to ensure sanitation at religious places where large gatherings are witnessed and people assemble to offer prayers.
He emphasized on continuous market checking and conduct of special drives to ensure quality products in the market and directed registration of FIR against profiteers and hoarders.
He also directed for compliance to fixed rates of products by retailers and wholesalers.
Meanwhile, Div Com asked CEO Wakf Board to direct Imams to use the opportunity of holy month to discourage youth from indulging in drug addiction and other illegal activities.
He further directed concerned SMC officers to install street lights at all dark spots and critical places so the people will not face inconvenience during Sehri and Traawi time.
Besides, he directed them to maintain and repair the roads falling under its jurisdiction.
In view of the celebration of Navratri, Div Com also directed all the concerned officers to conduct sanitation at various temples including Shankaracharya, Hariparbat, Kheer Bhawani and other temples in the valley besides directing them to ensure power and water supply at these temples for devotees.