Takes on spot review of preparations for R-Day celebration
Srinagar, Jan 20: Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir Pandurang K Pole Thursday visited Sher-i-Kashmir Cricket Stadium, Sonwar to take on spot review of the preparations for the celebration of Republic Day, 2022.
The Div Com was accompanied by DC Srinagar; officers of SMC, Information, School Education, Floriculture, Health Services, PWD (R&B), PHE, KPDCL, UEED, MED, Hospitality & Protocol, and other concerned departments. Besides, officers of Police, CRPF and other security agencies were also present on the occasion.
Div Com directed concerned officers for keeping the exigency plan for snow clearance ready in view of snowfall ahead of Jan 26 to clear ground for conduct of main function of Republic Day.
Pole also directed concerned officers to make the seating arrangements for guests in accordance to the Covid protocols besides setting up tents.
He further directed for covering some particular areas of the ground with tarpaulin by tomorrow in view of snowfall so the ground doesn’t get drenched with water.
Also, Div Com directed health officers to establish covid testing desk at the venue to conduct regular tests of participants during parade practice and monitor their body temperature.
Div Com directed officers of PDD to ensure continuous supply of electricity besides directing CRPF to make arrangements of heating facilities for participants of Republic Day.
Besides, he directed JD information to make arrangements for Public Address System, installation of LED Screens at prime locations besides ensuring smooth coverage of Republic Day function by media