DDC Shopian reviews arrangements for Eid-ul-Azha

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Last Updated: August 26, 2017 at 1:35 am


SHOPIAN, AUGUST 25: District Development Commissioner Shopian, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today chaired a meeting to review arrangements being put in place by the district administration for the upcoming festive occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.
Senior Superintendent of Police Shopian, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Executive Engineer PDD, Executive Officer Municipal Committee, Technical Officer R&B, Assistant Executive Engineer PHE, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, Assistant Regional Transport Officer, besides all Tehsildars and other concerned officers were present in the meeting.
The availability of essential commodities including rice, flour, sugar, kerosene oil and LPG, transport arrangements, cleanliness in and around masjids, streets and prayer grounds, ambulance services, uninterrupted power and water supply and repair and renovation of roads were discussed threadbare in the meeting.
The meeting was informed that ration for the month of August has been distributed among the consumers and adequate quantity is still available in the godowns of the Concerned Departments.
The DDC directed the concerned to ensure adequate supply of electricity and drinking water, essential commodities, and cleanliness measures around all the religious places.
Chief Medical officer was instructed to keep ambulance services in a state of readiness and ensure duty of doctors and paramedical staff for facilitating public. The district sheep husbandry officer was asked to ensure that adequate numbers of sacrificial animals are available. Chief Animal Husbandry officer was directed to ensure availability of poultry birds at fixed rates all around the district. He was directed to keep adequate stock of milk and milk products.
The DDC also directed for intensifying market checking to keep a check on profiteering, hoarding and black marketing. He directed the officers of Municipal Committee, FCS&CA, Legal Metrology and Police departments to ensure that products are sold strictly in accordance with the government notified rates. Issues related to security, traffic management were also discussed in the meeting.