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Mela Kheer Bhawani:  CS  reviews arrangements

June 6, 2024
CS takes stock of arrangements for %E2%80%98Kheer Bhawani mela

SRINAGAR, JUNE 5: Chief Secretary Atal Dulloo, today chaired a meeting of civil administration and police department to take stock of the preparations being made for the smooth conduct of the annual ‘Kheer Bhawani’ mela to be observed on the 14th of this month at Tulmulla, Ganderbal.

Divisional Commissioners of Jammu and Kashmir, ACS, Jal Shakti; Principal Secretary, Power; ADGP Headquarters; ADGP L&O; ADGP, Commissioner Secretary, Housing; Commissioner Secretary Tourism; Director F&ES, Secretary RDD; IGP Kashmir; Director Tourism, Kashmir; Director Health, Kashmir; Director ULB, Kashmir and representatives from JKRTC, R&B and other departments attended the meeting in person while Deputy Commissioners and SSPs along with several outstation officers participated online.

The Chief Secretary emphasised upon both the Divisional Commissioners and Relief Commissioner to work in close coordination for pleasant experience of the pilgrims expected to throng this festival. He asked them to ensure all the arrangements for transportation, accommodation, power, water, sanitation, medical aid and security were in place.

Dulloo asked for adequate amenities for the comfortable stay of pilgrims at the shrine and en route. He directed the district administration to make a spot assessment of the facilities created besides identifying the requirement for any additional services.

The Chief Secretary also took note of the arrangement of buses for the journey of devotees besides assessing the condition of the road leading to the Shrine, accommodation for a night stay, and provision of essential supplies to be made for the smooth conduct of Mata Kheer Bhawani Mela this year. He asked about desilting of the canal flowing through the temple complex and other cleanliness measures to be taken there.

The Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, gave an overview of the measures taken by his administration, so far. He detailed the kind of facilities created for the transportation of pilgrims and accommodation facilities made at the Central University Campus and other nearby places. He also threw light on the traffic plan, medical aid, power, water, sanitation, and disaster management provisions.

Other departments including Police, H&UDD, RDD, Tourism, Health, and Transport informed the meeting about the arrangements being made by them for the smooth conduct of this festival.

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