Budgam 18 March (KNB): Arrangements for the ensuing Navroz festival were finalized by the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza during a meeting convened today.
A statement issued to Kashmir News Bureau said that the DC on the occasion directed the fisheries department to ensure availability of trout fish for sale at the designated locations, besides he also instructed the department to keep fish available for interested consumers.
The Executive officers of all concerned Municipal Committees were instructed to conduct pre and post festival special cleanliness drives at Imambaras under their jurisdiction and also initiate proactive measures for dumping of garbage and other waste.
The DC directed officials of CA&PD and M.C to conduct rigorous market inspection and ensure no black marketing or unfair trade practice is taking place in markets.
The Health department was directed to ensure availability of staff and ambulances at all sub Centres, besides with regard to availability of ration, the AD Food was instructed to ensure supply of Ration including other essentials at all centers and further they were directed to remain open on Sunday too for the convenience of the Shia population.
During the meeting the Chief Animal Husbandry Officer said that the department has made arrangements to keep poultry birds available for Shia consumers and the stocks would be kept available at identified locations and in addition mobile sale centers will also provide chickens to the consumers.
The DC also directed the Department of PHE and PDD to ensure uninterrupted power and drinking water supply in the Shia populated areas.
Among others the meeting was attended by CPO, Ex. Engineer PDD, ARTO, officers of PHE, CAPD, Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Municipal Committees. (KNB)