The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Handwara, Nazir Ahmad Mir today convened a meeting of all concerned officers, here to finalize the arrangements for smooth and hassle free celebration of Republic Day 2023.
The meeting held threadbare discussion and the officers gave details of their preparations with regard to smooth celebration of the National event. The meeting was informed that the function will start with Shanai vadan at 8:05 Am,while the National Flag will be hoisted at 10:00 AM.
The meeting was further informed that the main function of Republic Day will be held at District Police Lines (DPL) Kulangam Handwara, where National Flag will be hoisted and the VIP will take salute on the March past comprising the contingents of Para-Military Forces, JKP, JKAP, CRPF, IRP, FPP, Home Guards, NCC cadets and school children .
The ADC asked all officers to work with coordination and ensure proper arrangements on ground for smooth conduct of the event. It was given out in the meeting that uninterrupted power and water supply shall be kept available at the venue for which concerned officers were given directions on the spot.
Likewise, BMO Chogal was directed to keep Ambulance available at the venue. Dy Medical Superintendent Handwara was asked to ensure first aid, doctors and 500 hundred masks available at the venue.
EO MC Handwara was asked to maintain proper sanitation and cleanliness at the event. The Information department was asked to ensure proper coverage of the event besides installation of the Public Address system. Police department was asked to keep alternate PAS available at the venue.
Other arrangements were also reviewed which included refreshment, reception of chief guest, transport, fire and emergency services, cultural programmes, deployment of Magistrates, distribution of invitation cards, selection of officers/ officials for recognition of their extraordinary services.
The ADC asked concerned officers to ensure proper exhibition of schemes through Tableaus to showcase developmental activities of their respective departments and government schemes.
He said all efforts shall be made to make the National Function more attractive and informative. The ADC directed the concerned Officers for maintaining proper protocol in seating arrangements.
He also asked officers to ensure their presence including staff in the Republic Day functions and ensure Flag hoisting in their respective offices.
Principal GDC Handwara, Dy CEO, BMO Chogal, ZEO Handwara, Dy Medical Superintendent, District, Sectoral officers, besides, senior officers of Police and CRPF were present on the occasion.