Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kishtwar, Ashok Sharma today reviewed arrangements for Shri Krishan Janamashtami and Shoba Yatra here at a meeting.The meeting was attended by ADC Inderjeet Singh Parihar; Ad SP Rajinder Singh; ACR Varunjeet Singh Charak; DPO Sunil Bhutyal; Tehsildar Kishtwar Pramood Kumar; Tehsildar HQ Chander Shekhar Sharma; CMO Dr Chander Prakash; SHO Kishtwar Abid Bukhari and other senior officers of the concerned departments besides representatives of Sanatan Dharam Sabha.
The DC directed the concerned departments to make adequate arrangements for security, sanitation, medical facilities, drinking water and other basic amenities for the smooth and successful culmination of the festival.The Ad SP was asked to put in place elaborate security measures during Shoba Yatra and deploy additional security personnel en-route.
The ARTO was asked to devise a fool proof Traffic management plan and identify alternate routes for diversion of traffic to provide smooth passage to the Shoba Yatra.The Municipal Council was asked to conduct a cleanliness drive and lime lining in and around the Shree Gourishankar ji Mandir Sarkoot, Shree Raghunath ji Mandir Semina and along the route of the procession.
The PDD authorities were asked to repair lights in the streets and at the hot spots in the town to avoid inconvenience to the public during the festival night.The PHE authorities were directed to ensure uninterrupted water supply during the festival, besides ensuring that water tanks are provided at identified locations.
Tehsildar Kishtwar, SHO Kishtwar and EO, Municipal Council Kishtwar were asked to conduct market checking along with enforcement teams to keep check on overcharging and quality of food stuff.The DC further directed the concerned authorities to clear and repair the roads from where the procession would take place.
Fire and Emergency authorities were directed to remain prepared to deal with any eventuality.He also directed the CMO Kishtwar to deploy an ambulance and medical staff with first aid facility during the processions.The representatives of religious organizations and trusts also submitted the details of the areas where the services of district administration and police are required and also gave valuable suggestions.