Srinagar, Jan 18 : To celebrate Republic Day in a befitting manner and to make the national festival a radiant occasion, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Vijay Kumar Bidhuri today chaired a meeting of galaxy of officers from Civil and Security departments at TRC, Srinagar.
The objective of the meeting was to fix responsibilities to departments regarding participation of staff, students and locals in Republic Day Celebrations.
Addressing the meeting, Divisional Commissioner directed HoDs to ensure participation of their respective staff member in the mega function at the main venue immediately after concluding festivity programmes at their respective offices.
Employees were asked to approach the venue by carpooling to avoid traffic congestion on the route leading to the stadium.
Div Com directed HoDs to appoint Nodal officers to facilitate the movement of their staff members from head offices to main venue.
He asked for identification of parking places in the proximity of the venue where the officers shall park their vehicles.
The meeting deliberated over the exigency plan for tackling any emergency including medical emergency.
Moreover, he directed Srinagar Municipal Corporation and R&B department to keep their men and machinery on standby position for snow clearance if precipitation occurs on the Republic Day.
Strict directions were passes to concerned officers for ensuring availability of portable water and cleanliness public utilities besides conducting sanitation drive.
Regarding security arrangements, the Police and other agencies were asked to ensure foolproof arrangements besides police was asked to increase the frisking points at the venue.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar; VC, SDA/ LCMA; Directors of Sericulture, Social Welfare, Sheep Husbandry, Tourism, Floriculture, H&H, I&C, School Education, Colleges, Employment, Rural Development, FCS&CA, EDI, ICDS, ICPS, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Accounts & Treasuries, Agriculture, Health Services, Kashmir.
Besides, Officers of J&K State Sports Council, Srinagar; PWD (R&B) Central, PHE, KPDCL, KPTCL, I&FC, MED, PMGSY & UEED, Kashmir University, SKUAST-K, NIT Srinagar, YSS, Information, Fund Organization, Geology & Mining Kmr, Transport, AACL, Kashmir, J&K Bank Ltd, Relief & Rehabilitation Commissioner, Migrant J&K and Zila Sanik Welfare Office.
While from security agencies, the meeting was attended by IGP Kashmir/Armed Zone, DIG Armed, Kashmir, Senior Superintendent of Police, Srinagar/ Security Kashmir/Traffic City Sgr, SSP/Nodal Officer, Parade officers of CRPF, BSF Kashmir, ITBP, Pantha Chowk Srinagar and GOC 15 Corps Srinagar.(KS)