The deputy commissioner Srinagar Syed Abid Rasheed Shah today, along with senior civil and police officers, visited Sheri Kashmir Cricket Stadium, venue for holding of main I-Day function and took stock of arrangements being put in place by various departments.
He discussed major issues related to security, parking of vehicles, seating arrangements, power supply, installation of public address system, cleanliness of area, traffic and media management besides entry of VVIPs, VIPs and other participants.
Underlining the need for maintaining close coordination with each other, he asked the authorities of line departments to make foolproof arrangements for holding the function smoothly. He asked the officers of R&B department to start work from today itself on the job assigned to them especially seating arrangements of VVIPs.
Regarding parking for vehicles of dignitaries, Abid asked the officers of traffic department to assess the capacity of the parking slots identified for the event and formulate a plan so that maximum number of vehicles of the dignitaries and other participants coming to attend the function, including the Government employees are accommodated.
The deputy commissioner also went around the stadium and directed concerned authorities to remove the material lying on the entry gates for ensuring hassle-free entry of the participants.