RAMBAN, MARCH 14: Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, Mussarat Islam today chaired a meeting to review the arrangements for smooth conduct of Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra, 2023.
The meeting was attended by Senior Superintendent of Police, Ramban, Mohita Sharma; ADC, Harbans Sharma, ACR, Gias-Ul-Haq, ACD Ashok Katoch, CPO, Dr. Kasturi Lal, SDM Gool, Tanveer-Ul-Majid, SDM, Banihal, Zaheer Abass, CMO, CEO, Executive Engineers of PWD, JPDCL, PMGSY and Jal Shakti, various seniors officers of different departments, representatives of National Highway Authorities of India and construction companies.
Threadbare discussion was held on various important issues like water and power supply to langers, lodgment centres, deployment of staff and youth volunteers for different tasks, provision of health care facilities, sanitation plan, establishment of langers, maintenance of NH-44 etc.
Discussing the management of lodgment centres established by the District Administration to facilitate Yatries, the Deputy Commissioner directed Nodal Officers to ensure the functioning of the lodgment centres.
The DC directed the all stake holder departments to make proper plan for smooth conduct of Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2023 and submit it to his office at the earliest.
The DC directed the concerned departments to ensure that fool proof facilities in lodgment centres and at langer sites established alongside 66 km stretch of NH-44 from Nashri tunnel to Banihal.
The Deputy Commissioner directed representatives of NHAI to station adequate men and machinery at all vulnerable locations to ensure real time clearance of roads in case of land sliding.
He informed that this year influx of more yatries is expected for which additional planning is being made. The Yatries will be getting better surface and tele-communication as Peeda-Kunfer and Panthial tunnels besides the Fly-Over in Ramban town will be completed before the beginning of the Yatra .
He also directed the officers to establish more washrooms with sufficient water supply along the yatra route.
The SSP briefed the meeting about security arrangements and assured full cooperation to all civil departments for making necessary arrangements for the convenience of yatries.