Ganderbal, Arrangements for ensuing Muharram-ul-Haram were reviewed today in a meeting convened by the Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal Dr. Piyush Singla. SSP Ganderbal, Fayaz Ahmad Lone, Additional Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Syed Shahnawaz Bukhari, Officers from Police, Revenue, Health, PDD, PHE, R&B, Fire and Emergency Services, CA&PD Departments, representatives of prominent Shia Anjumans were also present in the meeting.
The Deputy Commissioner directed the concerned officers to take pro-active initiatives in ensuring all requisite facilities to people, including Safe drinking water, black topping of roads, supply of fire wood and un- interrupted power supply.
The PDD authorities were directed to ensure street lights at all the important places during these days. The PHE authorities were directed to ensure that water tanks are to be provided at identified locations. DDC also directed health department to put an Ambulance with doctor and paramedics available in the area.
Similarly, The Executive Officer, Municipal Committee, Ganderbal was directed to ensure proper sanitation and cleanliness of the said villages, while as CA&PD department was directed to ensure adequate supplies of ration and other commodities in the said villages. The R&B authorities were directed to ensure that the roads where the Muharram procession would be taken are repaired at the earliest.
The ARTO was directed to ensure special transport facilities till the conclusion of the procession on the day of Aashura. Regarding firewood, the concerned officer was directed to dump the required quantity of firewood at already identified locations as per past practice in the district.