Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB), Umang Narula Sunday visited Domail and Baltal base camp and chaired a meeting of officers to review the preparedness for the smooth conduct of Amarnath Yatra-2019 via Baltal route.
According to an official spokesperson, the CEO impressedupon the concerned authorities to ensure that all facilities and arrangementsconcerning each department required forthe smooth conduct of the Yatra are put in place well before its commencementon July 1, 2019. He called for a synergised approach between variousdepartments to achieve desired results.
The meeting was attended by ADC Shafqat Iqbal, ADC ShowkatAhmad, SDPO Kangan, Sheikh Tahir, Executive Engineers of PDD and PHE, AEER&B & other concerned officers.
The ADC Ganderbal apprised the CEO regarding thearrangements to be put in place by departments associated with Yatra for smoothconduct of SANJY-2019 via Baltal. He gave a detailed review of teamsconstituted besides Shops/Boarding Tents permissions, Contingency Plan,Communication Plan, registration of service providers, Disaster Managementunit, etc.
The CEO, SASB instructed the concerned departments toinstall signboards depicting passenger fare rates at different places includingBaltal Sumo Stand, Taxi Stand Sonamarg, Police Station Sonamarg. Besidessignages on Yatra route from Manigam to Baltal depicting facilities likeLavatory Block, Filling Station, Sumo Stand, Hospital, important Helplinenumbers and shall monitor the movement of vehicles during Yatra.
He also directed for ensuring proper sanitation in andaround Transit Camps and maintaining the cleanliness of entire track en-routeto the Holy Cave. He stressed to ensure decomposition of wastes through SolidWaste Management Technique. He also asked the officials to identify space forseparate Pony Stand.