DC Ganderbal reviews Mela Kheer Bhawani arrangements

Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Hashmat Ali Khan today visited Tulmulla where he convened a meeting to review arrangements for annual Kheer Bhawani Mela which is being celebrated on June 10.

Threadbare discussions were held on lodging, bedding, repairing of dormitory and lavatory blocks, sanitation, barricading, establishment of joint control room, health facilities, parking of vehicles,  fool-proof security, availability of essential commodities and general face-lifting in and around of the temple.

The DC directed the departments concerned for making necessary arrangements for uninterrupted power and drinking water supplies, transport, security, fire tenders, ration, bedding, medical camps, additional accommodations besides ensuring road repairs and medical facilities at the temple.

The Municipality officials were directed to start intensive sanitation drive within as well as approaching road stretch to the temple prior to Mela besides installing dustbins at appropriate places in the market.

The DC discussed department-wise facilities provided for the devotees. He stressed on the concerned authorities to be proactive and make every possible effort for smooth conduct of the Mela.

Later, the DC visited around the temple and directed the officers concerned and representatives of Dharmath Trust to ensure that the devotees coming to pay obeisance are provided with requisite facilities and foolproof mechanism should be put in place to ensure smooth conduct of this Mela.

The meeting was attended by top officials from district administration and police and representatives of Darmath Trust.