DODA: To review the arrangements for smooth and enthusiastic celebrations of the forthcoming Republic Day in the District, a meeting of the District and Sector Officers was today convened by District Development Commissioner Doda Shyam Vinod Meena at meeting hall DC Office Doda.
Senior Superintendent of Police Doda Mohd Sharief Chouhan, Additional Deputy Commissioner Doda Imam Din, Assistant Commissioner Revenue Doda S.C Dogra, Chief Planning Officer Doda Y.S Katoch, District Statistic and Evaluation Officer Doda Dr. Yassir Balwan, Chief Education Officer Doda Ayaz Mughal, Executive Engineer PWD (R&B), PHE, and PDD Division Doda , besides other District and Sector Officers and representatives of Army and CRPF also attended the meeting.
During the meeting it was revealed that the main function will be organized in the Sports Stadium Doda where VIP/VVIP will unfurl the tricolor and take the salute on the march past contingents of JKP, JKAP, CRPF, FPF, NCC and school children, besides a colourful cultural programme will also be presented by the school children in collaboration with Cultural Academy Doda.
For the general supervision of the necessary arrangements a Committee of the officers was constituted under the supervision of the Additional District Development Commissioner Doda comprising the members from Police, Army, PWD, JKPCC and other Departments. The meeting was apprised that the main function starts with the Shehnaie Wadan by the District Information Centre Doda.
Various other necessary arrangements were also discussed in the meeting which includes security, drinking water, cleanliness and sanitation, seating arrangement, traffic management, power supply etc at the venue.
While participating in the meeting SSP Doda Mr. M.S Chouhan said that fool proof security arrangements will be made for smooth conduct of the programme on the National day.
DDC directed XEn PDD Doda and EO Municipality Doda to replace/ repair all the street / flood lights in the town, besides ensure installation of adequate lighting at the venue of celebration for security reasons.
It was also revealed that the Republic day full dress rehearsal will be held on 24th January.