District Commissioner (DC), Ganderbal Shafqat Iqbal Saturday convened a meeting of officers to review and finalize arrangements for upcoming Independence Day celebration in the district.
It was informed in the meeting that the main function will be held at Government Physical College Gadoora, Ganderbal where the tricolour will be unfurled by the chief guest followed by the march past presented by contingents drawn from District Police, CRPF, Armed Police, NCC and PTS Manigam.
The DC directed the concerned departments to ensure proper arrangements related to security, sanitation, seating, power and water supply, issuance of invitation cards, transportation and illumination of important buildings besides medicare and ambulance facilities on Independence Day.
The DC urged the ADC who is designated as overall Nodal Officer for arrangements to ensure hand sanitizer and face masks are kept available at the main entrance to ensure everyone has put face mask.
The DC while impressing upon the officers to show coordination, stressed that the committees already formulated will finalize all the arrangements before 13th August, the day of full dress rehearsal.
ADC, Farooq Ahmed Baba, SSP Ganderbal, ACR, SDM Kangan, CMO, Executive Engineers of PHE and R&B, EO Municipality, DIO Ganderbal were present in the meeting.