The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Anantnag, Dr Basharat Qayoom today chaired a meeting of the concerned officers to discuss and finalize the arrangements for smooth and successful celebration of the Republic Day-2023 in the district.
It was decided in the meeting that the main function will be held at GDC (Boys) Khanabal where Chief Guest will unfurl the National Flag and take salute at the March past comprising the contingents of JKP, JKAP, CRPF, NCC and Fire & Emergency. Flag hoisting Ceremony will also be held at Sub-Divisional and Tehsil Levels.
The attendees were informed that the Republic Day celebrations will begin with playing of Shehnai Vadan at designated places by the Information Department in the wee hours.For smooth conduct of the National event, tasks were assigned to District Officers related to stage preparation, seating arrangement, Cultural Programmes etc for the successful celebration of the National Function.
A detailed discussion was also held on various issues regarding seating arrangements, barricading, security, traffic regulation, drinking water and power supply, sanitation, first-aid, PAS, fire-tenders, media gallery, among others.
The DC directed the concerned Executive Engineers to ensure adequate arrangements of barricading, seating and drinking water supply besides uninterrupted power supply on the day of function.He also passed directions to the concerned officers to ensure ambulance, fire tender, security and provision of adequate manpower at the venue of the event.
ADDC Bashir Ahmad, ADC Gulzar Ahmad, ADC Ashraf Ahmad, PO ICDS, SDMs, CMO, JD Planning, CAHO, CEO, MC Anantnag, Executive Engineers of Jal Shakti, PWD R&B and KPDCL, DD Fisheries, DySP DAR, DYSSO, Tehsildars, ARTO and all other concerned officers were present in the meeting.