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District Development Commissioner Kishtwar G N Balwan today convened a meeting  to discuss the  arrangements for smooth  celebration of the Diwali and Urs Mubarak festivals in Kishtwar.

CPO Kishtwar Yasir Balwan, ACR Mohammad Sayed Khan, SSP Kishtwar Sandeep Wazir, Tehsildar Kishtwar Irshad Ahmed, AD CA&PD, XEN, PDD and PHE Kishtwar and other District and Sector Officer, Administrator Auqaf Islamia Kishtwar besides Member Sanatan Dharam Sabha also attend the meeting.

DDC directed XEN PHE Division Kishtwar to ensure availability of sufficient drinking water for Zayreen/ devotees at the shrines i.e Astan Bala and Astan Pani. PHE department was also asked to fill the reservoirs and also install tanks and temporary connections at required places.

He directed   ADDC to constitute a contol room for the facilities of Devotees on the occasion, Exective Officer, Municipality  was  asked to install street lights and take up repair works wherever necessary so that the pilgrims may not face any difficulty and also asked to check the uniform approved price list of all the essential commodities in the town for the benefit of common consumers .

The DDC also directed CMO Kishtwar to provide medical facilities and also established two temporary camps one at Dak Banglow and other at Bus stand and also keep ambulances available, besides SSP Kishtwar was directed to deploy adequate number of security personals in both the shrines and in the Kishtwar town for security.  ARTO Kishtwar and Manager JKSRTC Kishtwar were directed to ensure availability of adequate number of Buses and other Passenger vehicles for smooth to and fro movement of devotees during the Urs Mubarak.

DDC strictly directed  that the fire cracker shall be sold  only at the  selected/identified place  and asked the concerned for intensifying market vigil  to keep a check on quality and prices of  essentials .He  also directed the fire and emergency services department to keep fire tenders ready to meet any eventuality while Assistant Director CA&PD Kishtwar was  also asked to ensure availability of  available ration and Sugar.