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DC Jammu Avny Lavasa discuses arrangements for Jhiri Mela

Jammu, Avny Lavasa, Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Kashmir, Jammu And Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir, District Administration Jammu

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Jammu , 11 Oct 2022

Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Avny Lavasa today chaired a meeting to discuss the arrangements to be put in place by different departments for 3-Day Jhiri Mela commencing from November 08.Threadbare discussions were held regarding preparations which ought to be put in place  for the annual fair..

The arrangements discussed in the meeting mainly included sanitation, uninterrupted electricity, ensuring of regular and safe drinking water, security arrangements, adequate stocks of ration and fire wood, provision of health facilities, mobile toilets, accommodation for the devotees, deployment of fire tenders at the venue.

Emphasising on maintaining cleanliness and hygiene in and around the vicinity during Jhiri Mela, the DC directed the concerned departments to promote social message on rural sanitation and also install blue and green dustbins to maintain cleanliness in and around the temple.

The R&B department was asked to complete the blacktopping and upgradation work of approach roads to  Jhiri well before commencing of the Mela. She asked the PHE Department to ensure uninterrupted water supply with provision for additional water tanks, hand pumps and sprinklers for cleaning the venue.

The Deputy Commissioner instructed the Power Department to ensure proper lighting arrangements in addition to uninterrupted power supply at the venue throughout the fair.The DC directed the Traffic authorities to ensure proper management of traffic during the event and place proper signboards for the convenience of the devotees.

She also asked the Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs authorities to keep check on the rates and quality of food items being sold during the fair.The Health Department was directed to keep sufficient provision for medicare facilities and medical staff including ambulances at the venue.

She asked the officers of Sports and Youth Affair to organise sports events like kabaddi, tug of war, volleyball etc under Khelo India Scheme and motivate local people to participate in the games.ADC Adm Satish Sharma, SP Rural Jammu Sanjay Sharma, Addl. SP Traffic R.P Singh, ACR Piyush Dhotra, ACP Meenakshi Vaid,  ACD Preeti Sharma, ACG Rakesh Dubey, DD Information Vikas Sharma besides senior officers from concerned departments were present in the meeting.


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