Deputy Commissioner, Shopian, Choudhary Mohammad Yasin convened a meeting of district and sectoral officers to finalized the arrangements for smooth celebration of Republic Day.
The DC directed all district heads to ensure adherence to covid-19 guidelines by maintaining prescribed spacing in seating arrangements for the participants during the event.
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The meeting discussed that the main function of the Republic Day will start with Shahnai Vadan at 9:00 AM at District Police Lines (DPL) Shopian, where National Flag will be hoisted and the VIP will take salute on the March Past comprising the contingents of Police, CRPF, Forest Protection Force, Fire and Emergency Services, Youth Services & Sports, Students of various educational institutions and special cultural programs will also be presented during the function.
Various other necessary arrangements were also discussed in the meeting which includes detailed security plan, drinking water facility at the venue, cleanliness and sanitation, seating arrangement, traffic management, power supply etc.
The DC directed the R & B Department, Mechanical Engineering and Municipality to ensure proper sanitation and cleanliness of the DPL ground. They were also directed to keep manpower available in case of snowfall on both days of rehearsal and main function.
The PDD and PHE departments were directed to ensure uninterrupted power and water supply besides the Health department was ordered to deploy doctors and paramedics along with Ambulance and first aid at the venue.
It was also revealed that the Republic Day rehearsal will be held on January 24, 2021.
Among others the meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Ab Aziz, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Shahbaz Ahmad, Assistant Commissioner Development, Chief Education Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Executive Engineer PWD (R&B), PHE, and PDD, besides other District and Sector level Officers/officials.