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.
Deputy Commissioner directed the concerned officers to ensure that all the arrangements are timely put in place . The Municipal authorities were directed to ensure cleanliness around Eidgahs within municipal limits so that people do not face any inconvenience whereas the officers of Food Safety were directed to keep a check on adulteration of various eatables besides keeping an eye on the markets to ensure availability of all essentials at reasonable rates. They were also directed to carry out regular market checking to keep anti-consumer practices at bay. Officers of PDD and PHE were asked to ensure un-interrupted power and water supply. Necessary instructions were also passed on to the officers of PWD, Transport, Health, CA&PD and Animal and Sheep Husbandry.
Meanwhile, to fix prices of mutton, chicken and other commodities, Deputy Commissioner chaired a meeting of officers including ACR, AD CA&PD, AC LMD, AC Food Safety besides representatives of Beopar Mandal and Butcher’s Association.
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.