RAJOURI: Deputy Commissioner Rajouri Mohammad Aijaz Asad on Thursday finalised arrangements pertaining to cleanliness, traffic management, and availability of essential services, medical facilities and many alike for the upcoming Eid ul Adha in a meeting here with district officers.
The DC directed the district officers to put in committed efforts ensuring all the basic amenities to the people during this auspicious occasion. He directed for prioritizing the cleanliness of grand mosques in the town and Eidgahs where congregational prayers are to be offered and further asked for replacing non-functional street lights for convenience of the commuters. EO Municipality was instructed to issue three times day duty roster for sweepers during the Eid festival.
The DC directed FCS& CA Department to ensure availability of essential commodities for the general public .He further asked the concerned functionaries to monitor the distribution mechanism and ensure that the adequate quota of ration reaches to the people well in time.
The Deputy Commissioner called for intensifying market checking by concerned authorities for quality check of eatables, overcharging, underweighting by the shopkeepers and black marketing and hoarding of essentials by traders. He directed to taking stringent action against erring traders for not maintaining food safety norms. It should also be ensured that rate lists which will be provided by administration are displayed conspicuously at outside shops, he added.
A detailed discussion was held on several issues including uninterrupted power and water supply, traffic management, adequate security, arrangements keeping critical care ambulances and fire and emergency vehicles on standby at specific locations, water tankers and sanitation around slaughter house.
The meeting was attended by Addl SP Mohd Yousuf, ACR A Q Mir, ExEn PDD Munshi Khan, Chief Agriculture Officer Mohd Younus, Tehsildar Mehmood Riaz, Assistant Controller Food Rajesh Angurana, TSO Rajouri Mohd Ashraf and other officers.
Earlier, the heads of religious organisations, civil society members and representatives of Beopar Mandal and traders apprised about various issues facing public. They called for ensuring uniform and reasonable rates of milk, dairy products, poultry birds, vegetables and fruits and meat besides fixing rate for animals for sacrifice. Issue of shortage disruption of water and electricity supply to some wards and management of traffic on internal roads for facilitating pedestrians were also flagged in the meeting.