Ensure smooth conduct of Amarnath Yatra-2019: Div Com to Officers | KNO

Ensure smooth conduct of Amarnath Yatra-2019: Div Com to Officers | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, June 13 (KNO) : The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed Deputy Commissioners of Anantnag and Ganderbal districts besides concerned officers to ensure smooth and hassle-free conduct of Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2019. The Divisional Commissioner made these directions while reviewing the arrangements put in place for the forthcoming Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2019 through Pahalgam and Baltal routes which will commence from July 01 to August 15, 2019. The meeting was informed that the tracks towards holy cave have already been cleared from Pahalgam and Baltal, as of now some locations due to recent snowfall incidents need to be cleared. The Divisional Commissioner directed that the tracks be cleared within three days. R&B department was directed to ensure improvement of roads en-route both sides by way of macadamization and erecting of poles on shooting-stone prone areas. The Department shall also ensure completion of installation of the signages from Banihal en-route holy cave on both sides before the commencement of Yatra. Power Department was directed that requisitioned DG sets are installed at all the locations before 16th June 2019 on both sides. The department shall also ensure providing of power supply to BSNL authorities. The concerned Deputy Commissioners shall ensure availability and storage of essential commodities including Sugar, K-oil and LPG at respective storage centres besides requisite firewood. Toilet facilities at the identified transit camps are increased pursuant to the decision taken in the previous meeting besides face-lifting, water connections, improvements, electricity and drainage to be ensured at the identified locations, he said. To meet exigencies, the Deputy Commissioners Anantnag and Ganderbal have already identified additional accommodations in their respective districts.(KNO)