DC Shopian reviews Independence Day, 2022 arrangements in district

SHOPIAN, JULY 19: The Deputy Commissioner (DC), Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya today chaired a meeting of officers to review the arrangements being put in place by different departments for the colourful celebration of Independence Day, 2022.

The meeting was apprised that District Police Lines Shopian shall be the main venue for the celebration, where the Chief Guest will unfurl the tricolour.

Threadbare discussions were held on security arrangements, traffic regulation, seating arrangements, full dress rehearsal, decoration, shahnaivadan, PAS, power and water supply, transport arrangements, sanitation, medicare facilities, invitation cards and barricading the function venue.

The DC directed all officers to make necessary arrangements in advance for the national event and called for complete synergy among the officers for smooth conduct of Independence Day functions across the district. He said the national event demands complete seriousness while performing the tasks so that the festival is observed in complete honour with laid down protocol.

The PDD and Jal Shakti departments were directed to ensure proper management of electricity and water including standby arrangements at the venue.

The CMO was asked to ensure proper essential medical facilities along with staff and ambulances.

The EO of the Municipal Council was assigned the task of sanitation and ensuring cleanliness of the main venue and town.

The DC stressed on ensuring fool proof arrangements at Tehsil and Block levels also to celebrate the national event with great enthusiasm and traditional gaiety.

The meeting was attended by Additional District Development Commissioner Shopian, Manzoor Hussain; Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Zainapora, Mushtaq Ahmad; Chief Planning Officer, Shopian, Khursheed Ahmed Khatana; ACD, CEO, Principals of Colleges, all Tehsildars, Ex. Engineers of R&B and PHE and other district and sectoral officers of the district.