Independence Day arrangements finalized at Shopian

SHOPIAN, AUGUST 11: Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Owais Ahmed, today chaired a meeting here to finalize arrangements for smooth conduct of ensuing Independence Day celebrations in the district.

Among others, the meeting was attended by the Superintendent of Police Shopian, Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian, SDM Zainapora, officers from CRPF and army, executive engineers from R&B, PDD, PHE, Irrigation, ACR, CEO, CMO, Tehsildar Shopian, district and sectoral officers and other concerned.

It was given out that the main function of the Day shall be held at District Police Lines (DPL) Shopian. The meeting was told that the full dress rehearsal shall be held on 13th August 2018 at the same venue.

The meeting was further informed that the contingents of JKP, CRPF, Fire & Emergency Services, students of various government-run and private schools shall participate in the march past parade followed by colourful cultural programs.

On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner impressed upon all the concerned to ensure assigned arrangements are put in place well in time for the smooth celebration of the National Day.

Arrangements for illumination of main government buildings, seating arrangements, barricading, public address system, availability of potable water, power supply, security, sanitation, parking arrangements, traffic arrangements, adequate medical arrangements, and prize distribution were discussed threadbare in the meeting.

The DC also stressed on maintaining close coordination among different departments for the timely completion of the arrangements. He also directed the Nodal officer to monitor the arrangements, activities made by the concerned departments.

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