Di­wali ar­range­ments re­viewed

The Northlines - - KATHUA - NL COR­RE­SPON­DENT JAMMU, OCT 12

Deputy Chief Min­is­ter, Dr. Nir­mal Singh on Thurs­day di­rected the of­fi­cers to syn­er­gize their ef­forts in or­der to en­sure smooth cel­e­bra­tions of Di­wali fes­tiv­i­ties across the state. He said that Di­wali is a fes­ti­val sym­bol­iz­ing vic­tory of right­eous­ness and peo­ple across Na­tion cel­e­brate it with great fer­vor. Dr Singh also di­rected of­fi­cers to con­nect Swach­hta Ab­hiyan with the Di­wali Cel­e­bra­tions.

The Deputy Chief Min­is­ter was ad­dress­ing of­fi­cers of Jammu Di­vi­sion dur­ing a re­view meet­ing con­vened to dis­cuss the ar­range­ment be­ing made in con­nec­tion with the smooth cel­e­bra­tions of Di­wali fes­ti­val.

The meet­ing was at­tended by Divi­sional Com­mis­sioner, Jammu Dr Man­deep Bhan­dari, IGP, Jammu DR.SD Singh, District De­vel­op­ment Com­mis­sioner, Jammu Ra­jeev Ran­jan, DDC, of all dis­tricts of Jammu Prov­ince through Video Con­fer­ence and se­nior of­fi­cers of var­i­ous other De­part­ments also at­tended the meet­ing. The Deputy Chief Min­is­ter stressed the con­cerned au­thor­i­ties for en­sur­ing proper san­i­ta­tion around tem­ples, ma­jor mar­kets, be­sides in­stalling of LED lamps and proper sup­ply of elec­tric­ity as well as drink­ing water. He also di­rected for keep­ing the req­ui­site med­i­cal fa­cil­i­ties at the prom­i­nent places.

Dr. Singh also asked the Mu­nic­i­pal au­thor­i­ties to put in place the req­ui­site men and ma­chin­ery for en­sur­ing the clean­li­ness of all the ar­eas in dis­tricts and ma­jor towns.

The Deputy Chief Min­is­ter asked the of­fi­cers for proper mar­ket checks to curb prof­i­teer­ing and en­sure qual­ity food items reach the con­sumers. He also asked for keep­ing avail­able ad­e­quate sup­ply of es­sen­tial com­modi­ties so that the peo­ple do not face any in­con­ve­nience.

Tak­ing stock of traf­fic, fire ten­ders and se­cu­rity re­lated ar­range­ments, the Deputy Chief Min­is­ter di­rected the con­cerned to en­sure that fool proof mech­a­nism will be put in place so that any un­to­ward in­ci­dent is pre­vented.

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