Div Com reviews Muharam arrangements
Directs officials to ensure availability of essential commodites
Srinagar, Nov 22: In connection with observing Muharam smoothly throughout the Valley, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Dr Asgar Samoon today reviewed the arrangements for it. Chairing a meeting here, the Divisional Commissioner directed Deputy Commissioners of all districts of the Valley and concerned officers to take immediate steps for ensuring availability of basic amenities during Muharam days.
He stressed on providing uninterrupted power supply, adequate water supply, setting up of medical camps, sanitation in and around Imam Baras, availability of essential commodities including sugar, k-oil, gas, rice and installation of additional taps at important identified places.
The Divisional Commissioner asked the District administrators to nominate nodal officers for monitoring the arrangements. Besides, he also directed the DCs to clear liabilities of last year and asked them to go ahead with implementation of the present Action Plan for Muharam arrangements purposes.
Meanwhile, the meeting was told, a Joint Control Room would be set up at Zadibal from Ist Muharam under the charge of nominated nodal officer by DC Srinagar for overseeing all the arrangements. The meeting that a requisition of Rs. 5.67 crore has been submitted to the Government for putting in place the necessary arrangements.
Meanwhile, the officers of concerned departments assured full support in providing necessary facilities during Muharam.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioners of Srinagar, Pulwama, Islamabad, Budgam, Shopian, Bandipora, Joint Directors of Fire and Emergency Services, CAPD, SEís, R&B, UEED, PDD, RTO Kashmir, SP Traffic, Deputy Director Health Services, DFO Urban besides representatives of various Shia organisations including J&K Shia Association, Alamgiri Anjuman-e-Shari-Shiyan and Itihadul Muslimeen.
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