Arrangements for celebrations of Maha Shivratri finalized at Budgam

01/03/2019 - 08/03/2019 Budgam

Budgam, March 01: Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar today chaired a meeting of officers to take stock of arrangements being made on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivratri (Herath) which is being celebrated from 2nd to 5th March. Representatives of Pandit community also attended the meeting which was held at Office Chamber of Deputy Commissioner.

On the occasion, the DC directed officers that all necessary arrangements and provisions of services are put in place / made for the smooth and hassle-free celebrations of the festival. During the meeting different departments were earmarked for making their respective arrangements. Provision of uninterrupted electricity supply along with illumination of the temple in the premises of the colony was entrusted upon the PDD. Issues of sanitation and cleanliness, waste lifting and segregation shall be looked after by the Municipality Committee Budgam.

While PHE department was directed to ensure regular and portable drinking water supply to the inhabitants of the Migrant Colony Sheikhpora, the Health department was asked to ensure the presence of medical team along with an ambulance for providing of health services.

She also directed concerned to set up sale centers of fish, vegetables and dry fruits particularly walnuts of superior quality for Pandit community ahead of the festival.

The DC directed FCS&CA to ensure supply of essential commodities including sugar, flour (Atta), rice and LPG to the residents of Migrant Colony Sheikhpora for the celebrations of the festival.

ADDC Budgam, Khurshid Ahmad Sanai, ADC Budgam, Khurshid Ahmad Shah, SE PHE Budgam, GA Beigh, DIO Budgam, Showkat Hussain Ganai, Ex.En. PDD Budgam, Mohammad Hussain Shah, AD FCS&CA Budgam, Najwan Nazki, AD Fisheries Budgam, Munir Ahmad, EO MC Budgam, Anis Chowdary,  representatives of Health, Area Marketing and other officials were present in the meeting.