Arrangements of Dussehra, EID-UL-AZHA Festival Finalized
SAMBA:A meeting of District officers was held under the chairmanship of Deputy commissioner Samba Mubarak Singh to discuss and make necessary arrangements for the ensuing festivals including Dussehra and EID-UL-AZHA.
The meeting discussed in detail the necessary arrangements of security, traffic regulation, provision for drinking Water and power supply, checking of overcharging and controlling the prices of commodities and quality of food items Sanitation, first aid and deployment of fire tenders etc for the smooth conduct of the festivals.
The DDC enjoined upon the concerned departments to put in place adequate medical facilities, proper security and traffic regulation arrangements. He also stressed to make provisions for additional transport for the convenience of the people during the festival days.
After having detailed discussion, the District Development Commissioner directed that the price control committee already constituted shall carry out checking of the rate lists of food items, fruits and eatables etc. so as to ensure that quality stuff is sold as per price list.
A team comprising of AD CA&PD Samba, AC Legal Metrology, EO MC concerned, SHO concerned, Food Inspector has been constituted to check quality of food items. In rural areas, the monitoring will be done by a committee comprising of Naib Tehsildar concerned, SHO, Food Inspector, TSO and representatives of Legal Metrology.
The DDC also directed district level officers to ensure adequate facilities at mosques for the devotees who come for prayers. Discussing Various issues, the DDC directed the officers of the Municipal Committees to ensure cleanliness in and around the Mosques particularly Teli Basti Bari-Brahmna, Eidgah Barjani Talab, Shant Talab etc where Eid Prayers would be affected.
The Executive Engineer PDD and PHE were directed to ensure uninterrupted power and water supply during these festivals.
Divisional officer, fire and emergency Services, Samba was directed to deploy a fire tender at Dussehra Grounds earmarked for celebration of Dussehra by the Dussehra Committes i.e Thalora Mandi, Kehli Mandi, Vijaypur and Bari-Brahmna.
The District Traffic Police was asked to deploy adequate manpower to regulate the traffic at vulnerable points.
Similarly, the ARTO Samba was given the responsibility to ensure adequate number of buses/mini buses to avoid overloading during these days.
Instructions were also given to the Executive Officers of Municipal Committee Samba, Vijaypur, Ramgarh and Bari Brahmana to ensure proper sanitation in the towns.
Likewise, Chief Medical Officer was asked to make all arrangements for first aid and medical care during these days.
The meeting also discussed the security issues and directions were issued to Police Department for necessary arrangements and deployment of force at important point.
The Addl. Superintendent of Police assured that all possible measures and steps shall be taken by the District Police for Safety and security of public.
Among others ADDC Samba Vivek Sharma, ADC Samba, Inderjeet, Addl. SP Suram Singh, representatives from religious organizations besides officers from various departments attended the meeting.