Advisor Ganai reviews Eid arrangements

Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today directed the departments concerned to put all necessary arrangements in place to ensure that people celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr without facing any difficulty.

The meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioners Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, Divisional Commissioners Jammu, Sanjeev Verma and Divisional Commissioner Ladakh, Saugat Biswas, through Video Conferencing.

Secretary Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Pandurang Kondbarao Pole,  IGP Traffic J&K, Alok Kumar, DIG Central Kashmir Range, VK Birdi, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, SSP Srinagar, Haseeb Mughal, SP Traffic Srinagar, Tahir Gilani were also present in the meeting.

Besides, Chief Engineers R&B, PHE and PDD, Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Chief Executive Officer, J&K Wakf Board and other officers of Health and Civil administration also attended the meeting.

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir briefed the Advisor about steps taken for Shab-i-Qadr, and Eid festival. He said that traffic route plans, sanitation drives, availability of electricity, water and other basic amenities have been ensured.

Similarly the Divisional Commissioners Jammu and Ladakh also apprised the Advisor about arrangements made for Eid-ul-Fitr.

Stressing upon availability of essential commodities Ganai urged Secretary FCS&CA and IG Traffic to coordinate so that truckload of essential supplies reaches Valley to replenish the supplies of essential commodities before Eid.

He impressed upon the Deputy Commissioners of all three divisions to make elaborate arrangements so that the people do not face any kind of inconvenience in their respective districts. Ganai asked them to make sanitation the hallmark on this religious festival.

The Advisor stressed upon carrying out cleanliness drives around all religious places where Eid prayers are to be offered. He asked Municipal Commissioner to take extra measures for sanitation of places like Dargah Hazratbal, Eidgah and shrines in the city were large gatherings are expected.