DC reviews Eid-e-Milad arrangements

DC reviews Eid-e-Milad arrangements

Deptts asked to provide uninterrupted services to devotees

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Syed Abid Rasheed Thursday convened a meeting to review arrangements being made for forthcoming Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW).

While emphasizing the great reverence of the Eid-e-Milad the DC impressed upon all departments concerned to ensure all their respective tasks are covered with highest degrees of responsibilities.

He directed PDD and PHE to ensure uninterrupted power and water supplies to all major congregation sites, particularly Dargah Hazratbal, during entire period of Eid-e-Milad. He instructed for provision of standby transformers and generators and mobile water tankers as a backup at these places.

The regional transport office and the State Road Transport Corporation were asked to ensure adequate availability of transport facilities at all these places. The traffic department was asked to prepare well thought-out traffic management and parking plans in order to ensure hassle-free to-and-fro movement of vehicles. 

The health department was asked to station a critical care ambulance at Hazratbal on November 21 besides other facilities like holding of medical camps it provides at these locations during Milad celebrations.

The DC also instructed R&B department to immediately identify and complete pot-filling wherever needed. He also directed the SMC to ensure thorough maintenance of cleanliness around Dargah among other major places of worship throughout Milad celebrations.

Shah said a control room will be set up at the DC Office and directed all departments to provide all details of their respective responsibilities besides other important information for convenience of general public.

Senior officers from all departments concerned attended the meeting.