|Early Times Report|
ANANTNAG, Mar 18: Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Khalid Jahangir, who is also District Yatra officer, today chaired a meeting of concerned officers to discuss the preparations to be made for smooth conduct of the Annual Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2019.
The DC directed CEO, PDA, CMO, SE PDD, Hydraulic, Oxen R&B, PHE, PDD, Urban Development, Education, Tourism, Animal husbandry, Labour, ARTO, Dy. Commandant Home Guard & SDRF, Traffic Department to ensure all necessary arrangements with regard to the smooth conduct of SANJY - 2019.
The CEO, PDA, informed the meeting that tenders have been served for 32 km Yatra track from Chandanwari to Holy Cave for its snow clearance manually, while the PDA will ensure the opening of track, snow clearance repairs of 23 prefabricated huts, 43 pacca huts at halting stations - Chandiwari, Sheshnag, Wovebal, MG Top, Panjtarni and Holy cave. The PDA will also ensure re-fixing of 10 steel bridges and 15520 meter steel railing at vulnerable spots of the track. The CEO also informed that the sanitation of the track is also done by PDA manually.
The DC directed the concerned officers and agencies to submit a comprehensive Action Plan with regard to registration of Labours, Ponies, Dandiwallas, availability of medicines, drinking water, power supply, illumination, availability of Gen Sets, construction of shelter sheds, Disaster Management and establishment of Joint Control Room at Pahalgam.