BARAMULLA, DEC 14:
Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr. Nasir Ahmad Naqash on Friday reviewed the arrangements being put in place for smooth Republic Day celebrations here at a meeting.
The meeting was attended by SSP Baramulla Mir Imtiyaz Hussain, ADC Baramulla Farooq Ahmad Baba, Director Planning A.G. Malik, besides District and Sectoral Officers of R&B, PHE, MVD, health, information, Municipality, Rural development, Police, Army, CRPF, PDD and other departments.
The meeting was informed that the main function in the district will be held at DPL Baramulla and it will start early in the morning with Shahna-i-Wadhan.
The Chief Guest will hoist National Flag and take salute on the march-past to be presented by the contingents of JKP, JKAP, CRPF, IRP, Fire and Emergency Services, NCC and School Children. Cultural programmes will also be presented by the School children, while as prize distribution ceremony will also be held at the conclusion of the function. It was told in the meeting that Republic Day function will also be organized at Sub Division level in the district.
Highlighting the importance of Republic Day, the Deputy Commissioner directed the concerned officers to ensure adequate arrangements of security, sanitation, healthcare, drinking water etc, to make the event a success. He asked for better installation of Public Address System, barricading, illumination of important government offices, beautification and cleanliness of the venue.
The DC directed the ARTO to arrange a good number of vehicles for participating students on the day of full-dress rehearsal and for the main function. He also directed for identifying parking spots and good creation of a traffic regulation system in the town.
In view of current winter, the DC asked the concerned engineers to keep men and machinery ready in case of snowfall.