Srinagar, Aug 9: The Deputy Commissioner (DC), Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today visited Bakshi Stadium which is going to host J&K level event on the occasion of 77th Independence celebrations.
He reviewed arrangements being made by the respective Departments for the successful conduct of the mega event.
At the outset, the Deputy Commissioner along with Officers went around the Stadium and inspected Flag Hosting Podium, Stadium Pavilions, VIP Gallery, March Past tracks, Amenity Blocks etc and finalised the arrangements and other facilities for smooth and peaceful conduct of full dress rehearsal and main function to be held on August 15 at the venue. Chairing a meeting on the occasion, the DC directed the Officers of all concerned Departments to ensure all arrangements including seating arrangements, cultural programmes, march past parade, transport & parking facilities, water & power supply, deployment of medical & first aid, sanitation & cleanliness, fire and emergency teams, adequate backup for power supply and installation of dewatering pumps. The DC also stressed on making fool-proof security arrangements in and around the stadium to ensure hassle-free celebrations of the function. He also enjoined upon the officers to maintain close coordination with each other for holding the function smoothly.
On the occasion, the DC asked the concerned Departments to ensure all necessary facilities for the participants attending the Independence day-2023 function at Bakshi Stadium and install shamiyans at designated spots at the venue.