Kishtwar administration finalises Deepawali arrangements
Deputy Commissioner, Kishtwar Dr Devansh Yadav today chaired a meeting of line departments and representatives of civil Society to finalise arrangements for the Deepawali Festival.
Senior Superintendent of Police, Shafqat Hussain Butt, Assistant Commissioner Revenue Varunjeet Singh Charak, Assistant Commissioner Development,Atul Dutt Sharma, Tehsildar Headquarter Chander Shekhar Sharma, Tehsildar Kishtwar Pramood Kumar,AO DC office Kishtwar Imran Ahmed Kichloo,ALC Kishtwar Amit Kumar, Chief Medical Officer Dr Chander Prakash;EO MC Kishtwar Tariq Balwan;besides other concerned remained present in the meeting.
At the outset, the representative of Sanatan Dharm Sabha highlighted the issues for the celebration of holy Festival.
DC kishtwar assured them that their issues will be taken care of through timely intervention of concerned departments.
Meanwhile, the arrangements for security, maintenance of law and order, traffic regulation, drinking water and power supply, sanitation, Medicare, checking of rates and quality of eatables besides deployment of fire tenders were discussed and finalized in the meeting.
DC directed to constitute Joint teams of Enforcement officers of FCS & CA, Legal Metrology and Food Safety Departments to intensify market checking to keep a check on overpricing, profiteering, black-marketing besides ensuring the quality of sweets, Milk and milk-based products and other eatables.
It was also decided in the meeting that the health department will keep one Ambulance at District Hospital for any emergency.
Besides, fire and emergency services officers were directed to requisition adequate number of fire tenders besides keep the fire tenders on alert round the clock at designated places Including Sub-Divisional headquarters.
The meeting also decided to ensure the installation of fire crackers stalls at Chowgan Ground Kishtwar with due adherence to the guidelines and SOPs issued for the safety measures.
The police department was asked to ensure foolproof security measures to be put in place in the public and religious places during festival.
ADC Kishtwar was asked to establish Control Room besides circulate the list of Do’s and Don’ts for Deepawali festival besides involve PRIs for awareness of safety measures among the masses.
Besides, SDMs were directed to hold preparedness meetings at their respective headquarters to ensure the arrangements are placed well in time for smooth conduct of holy festival.