Me'raj arrangements finalised
RATION GHATS TO REMAIN OPEN ON SUNDAY, MONDAY: DIV COM
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Srinagar, July 2: Arrangements for nearing Me'raj-e-Alam (SAW) were finalised Friday at a high level meeting chaired by Divisional Commissioner, Naseem Lanker.
An official handout said: “The Division Commissioner directed the Chief Engineer PDD (M&RE) to ensure uninterrupted power supply on the occasion. She ordered for installing streetlights in and around Hazratbal and enroute for the convenience of the pilgrims. She asked the Chief Engineer to install a DG set at Asari Sherif Hazratbal as a standby arrangement.”
Lanker also instructed the PHE authorities to set-up additional water posts in and around the Hazratbal shrine.
“She was informed PHE department would run additional water tankers, besides setting –up 292 water posts around the Haratbal Shrine. An overhead water tank having 50000 gallons of water capacity already exists at Hazratbal to cater to the water requirements,” the handout added.
The Divisional Commissioner directed the Director, CAPD to keep all the ration depos open on Sunday and Monday so that consumer can get essential supplies without any problem.
Srinagar Municipal Corporation was asked to ensure complete sanitation in the City as also in and around the Hazratbal area.
It was also decided in the meeting that SRTC will operate buses from Railway Station, Nowgam to Hazratbal directly for the pilgrims coming from various parts of North and South Kashmir.
The RTO, Health, Fire and Emergency services and Telecom Departments were also asked to ensure all the necessary arrangements in advance.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Chief Engineers of PHE, Power, SSP Traffic, SSP Security, SSP Telecom, Director CAPD, Joint Director Information, Joint Director Fire and Emergency Service, RTO Kashmir besides other Officers of Health and SMC.
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