Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Dr. Mandeep Bhandari today chaired a meeting to review arrangements for the smooth conduct of Budha Amarnathji Yatra commencing from July 29 in Poonch.
IGP Dr. S.D Singh, ADC Jammu, Arun Manhas, Deputy Director Tourism Subah Mehta and other concerned officers along with representatives of various religious organizations attended the meeting.Divisional Commissioner took stock of arrangements regarding availability of essentials and LPG, besides provisions being made for Medicare facilities, power supply, drinking water, parking and accommodation facilities for yatries.He directed the concerned officers to ensure proper arrangements for reception of the pilgrims, security, accommodation, communication, sanitation and traffic regulation so that devotees don’t face any inconvenience. He asked every stake holder to made comprehensive efforts to provide all the essential amenities to the Yatris enroute.He also directed for maintaining cleanliness enroute Yatra. Fire and Emergency department was directed to ensure availability of fire tenders at important places enroute Yatra and food safety department was instructed to keep a strict vigil and check on food adulteration.The Div Com asked the concerned officers to made special arrangements for female and old aged pilgrims. He further directed the officers to install CCTV cameras at base camps for the security of Yatris.