8 Sites Have Been Identified In Kathua For The Lodging Of Amarnath Yatris

KATHUA, JUNE 04 -District Development Commissioner Kathua Ramesh Kumar today chaired a meeting of district officers and civil society members to discuss the arrangements for smooth conduct of Amarnath Yatra.

 Speaking at the meeting, the DDC emphasized on making adequate arrangements for drinking water, sanitation, electricity, lodging and other amenities for the Yatirs. He directed the concerned departments to formulate comprehensive plans in advance for providing   health, water and accommodation facilities to the pilgrims.

The meeting was informed that 08 sites have been identified in the district for the lodging of yatris with all necessary facilities of drinking water, electricity, toilet and sanitation.

The DC directed the police and security agencies to work out a foolproof security plan for adequate deployment of personnel at the places identified for establishment of Langars and accommodation of the pilgrims and along the Yatra route.    He also directed for framing traffic management plan with special focus on one time checking procedure so that yatris shall not face any hardship.    

A Coordination Committee was also constituted for keeping a check on quality and rates of eatables in the market. The Committee would also coordinate for maintaining hygienic condition and cleanliness at Langar and accommodation sites.

It was decided that a control room would be established at Lakahnpur to synchronize efforts for providing all basic services to the pilgrims.  The meeting further decided to deploy well equipped medical teams at Lakhanpur and langar sites and establishment of facilitation center for the convenience of yatris.  

Earlier DDC listened to the suggestions of social organizations and civil society members for providing better arrangements for the yatris. They assured to extend full cooperation to the administration for the successful conduct of the Yatra.  

SSP Kathua Neeva Jain,  ADDC Manmohan Singh, DC Excise Rajesh Sharma, DC Commercial Taxes Puneet Sharma, RTO Amarjeet Singh, AC (UT) Rahul Yadav, ACD Sunil Sharma,  XEN PDD, XEN PHE, Tehsildar HQ, other officers  also attended the meeting



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