Jammu and Kashmir News
SAMBA, SEPTEMBER 18- Deputy Commissioner Samba today reviewed arrangements for Eid-ul-Azha in a meeting here.
Stressing for the availability of essential commodities DDC directed Assistant Director CAPD to ensure the supply of approved quota on priority basis. Concerned officers of PDD was directed to ensure uninterrupted power supply and schedule power cuts keeping in mind the religious festival.DDC further directed the health department to be ready in case of any medical emergency.
DC also stressed upon the concerned for keeping check on the prices of eatables by frequent market checking. However arrangements related to security and traffic were also reviewed during the meeting.
SSP Joginder Singh, ADC Pawan Sharma, ACD Samba, SDM Vijaypur, SDM Ghagwal, Tehsildars, BDOs and others were also present in the meeting.
At Rajouri Deputy Commissioner Shabir Ahmed Bhatt convened a joint meeting of officers and civil society to finalize the arrangements for celebration of Eid-ul-Azha.
Additional Superintendent of Police, Tajinder Singh, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Paramjeet Singh, Tehsildar Headquarter, Shahid Iqbal besides district officers, representatives of different religious organizations and prominent citizens attended the meeting.
Arrangements related to security, maintenance of law and order, traffic regulation, drinking water and power supply, check on rates of eatables besides sanitation and cleanliness around Eidgahs and Mosques were discussed threadbare.
The meeting decided that the rates of chicken, mutton besides other commodities fixed in May, 2015 shall prevail. DDC also directed the officers of Food Safety, Legal Metrology and CA&PD to strictly enforce the rates fixed in May, 2015 and stressed upon the representatives of Beopar Mandal and Butcher’s Association to refrain from indulging in anti-consumer practices.