In order to provide hassle free facilities to the Hajjies, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today visited Hajj House Bemina and took stock of the arrangements put in place by different departments for holy journey of Hajj-2019 pilgrimage.
During his visit, the Divisional Commissioner inspected entire complex which includes pilgrims staying hall, dining hall, prayer hall, ablution room, separate Ladies and Gents Hall, Foreign Exchange Currency Centre, Dining Hall, Kitchen, X-ray, counters, uninterrupted water and electricity facilities, inner roads, parking area and reviews other necessary facilities.
The Divisional Commissioner directed the Commissioner SMC to take special care of sanitation and cleanness in and around the Hajj House premises on daily basis.
R&B was directed to complete macadamisation and other repair works within two days and furnish the report to the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar.
Health services was asked to press Health Facilities in the complex with doctors, paramedical staff, medicine, ECG machines and critical care ambulances on 24×7 job till the completion of departure schedule. Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) shall install Public Address System (PAS) in and outside the premises for necessary announcements to the pilgrims.
“Proper arrangements need to be put in place to ensure hassle-free stay as well as movement of pilgrims from other districts to the Hajj House, Srinagar and from there to the Srinagar International Airport,” Khan further directed to concerned officers.
It was urged that all the Hajj pilgrims will reach Hajj House, Bemina four hours before their flight schedule for necessary departure procedure.
The Divisional Commissioner impressed upon the officers of Civil and Police Departments to maintain close coordination and take initiatives to make the foolproof arrangements so that pilgrims do not face any inconvenience and their stay at the Hajj House Bemina shall be made comfortable.
Earlier, IGP Kashmir Zone S.P Pani visited Hajj House Bemina and took stock of arrangements put in place for pilgrims.
IGP Kashmir was accompanied by DIG SKR V.K Birdi, SSP Srinagar Dr. Haseeb Mughal and other senior officers from Srinagar City.
Officials from Security, Traffic and other departments were also present and apprised the IGP Kashmir about the arrangements meant for Hajj Pilgrims.
He stressed for close coordination among all departments so to ensure that Hajj Pilgrimage starts off smoothly.
IGP Kashmir also urged the officials to ensure that all facilities are made available for the pilgrims for their convenience.