KATHUA: Deputy Commissioner, Ramesh Kumar today convened a meeting of senior officers to discuss the arrangements for Eid-ul-Azha.
DC directed the concerned departments to properly regulate supply of food grains, power and drinking water, besides launching cleanliness drive around Mosques and Eidgahs.
During the meeting he also discussed arrangements for security, traffic regulation and deployment of fire tenders at identified places. He further asked the concerned functionaries to ensure that people may not face any inconvenience on account of shortage of basic amenities during the festival.
The meeting decided to deploy adequate number of police and traffic personnel to ensure security around the Mosques and better traffic management to avoid any inconvenience to the devotees. Executive Engineers of PDD and PHE were directed to ensure uninterrupted power and water supply.
DC also directed to constitute a committee to conduct intensive market inspection to keep a watch on overcharging by traders and quality of food stuff being sold and also to ensure that the rate lists are displayed properly. BDOs and Tehsildars were directed to seize plastic bags below 50 microns.
The traffic police was asked to strictly deal with wrong parkings around the mosques. AD CAPD was directed to stock adequate ration in remote areas like Bani to avoid inconvenience during Eid festival and asked the officers to take strict action against black marketers, hoarders and erring shopkeepers as per the law.
ADC, ACD, PO ICDS, GM DIC, CEO MC Kathua and other district officials were present in the meeting.