Deputy Commissioner Rajouri reviews Republic Day-2021 preparedness

Jammu/ Rajouri (The Stellar News), Anil Bhardwaj: Ahead of Republic Day 2021, Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Rajesh Kumar Shavan today reviewed the arrangements being put in place for the Republic Day celebrations 2021, in a meeting of the concerned officers at Conference hall of PWD Dakbanglow Rajouri. Among the others the meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Sher Singh; Additional Superintendent of Police, Liaqat Choudhary, DFO(T) , Arsheep Singh, Chief Planning Officer, Khurshid Ahmed, SE Hydraulics, SE PWD Haroon Lateef, Assistant Commissioner Revenue , Mohd Ashraf, DSEO, Bilal Mir, ACD,Sushil Khajuria; DYSSO, and other concerned District Officer Police Officers, officers from Paramilitary forces ,Principals of different Government schools and representatives of different private institutions.


The Additional Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Sher Singh informed the chair that the main function will be held at DPL Rajouri, where the chief guest will unfurl the tricolour and take the salute at March past. He also briefed the chair about the arrangements to be made for successful celebrations of the Republic day. He also informed that the Full-dress Rehearsal will be held on 24th. The Additional Deputy Commissioner apprised the chair that all the arrangements including the selection of cultural items, and rehearsal for the cultural items and contingents have already been started. The Deputy Commissioner took a comprehensive review of all the arrangements being made for the successful conduct of the national event and exhorted upon the concerned officers to work in tandem for the smooth and successful celebrations of the National Event.

The Deputy Commissioner directed the Executive Engineer of Jal shakti for barricading the venue and entrusted with the task for stationing of mobile water tankers and other drinking water provisions at the venue, while the JPDCL was directed for illuminations wherever required and uninterrupted power supply during the main event. Executive Officer MC Rajouri was directed to carry out the sanitation drive of the entire town and important public places. Health Authorities were directed to stationed one ambulance along with Medical Officers and pharmacists at the venue on both days. Arrangements in connection with the transportation of the participants, Shehnai vadan, PAS, security in and around the venue and traffic management was also discussed in detail and finalised. The ARTO has been entrusted with the task to provide the vehicles for the transportation of the participants, school children and other citizens who are desirous of attending function at District Hqrs.The Deputy commissioner further asked the ADC to make elaborate arrangements for the easy transport and refreshment of participating students and contingents.

while District Information officer was asked to ensure Shehnai vadan at the specific time and ensure the PA system with adequate backup of batteries. Decoration of stage, pavilion, installation of flowers pots, display and seating arrangements were also discussed in detail. It was also decided in the meeting that packed lunch would be provided to the participating students and contingents and asked the ADC to constitute a committee in this matter. Arrangements in connections with the observance of Martyrs day was also discussed in detail. “ADC Rajouri, ASP Rajouri and CEO Rajouri would look into the modalities for observance of Martyrs day”, the DC added.The Deputy Commissioner made it clear that all the district level officers and their subordinate staff would attend the national event at District Headquarters while the sub divisional level officers would attend the national event in their respective subdivision.

He further stressed that strict discipline is expected from all govt functionaries while remaining at the venue as it reflects the seriousness and importance of the great occasion. The persons of forces should be in proper turnout and full uniform. The DC further asked the officers to ensure large participation from their departments and local areas.


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