x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Anjuman-e-Imamia Jammu Commemorates the Martyrdom of Shahzada-e-Qasim on 7th Day of Moharram | DC Reasi finalizes arrangements for Shivkhori Shrawan Mahotsav 2024 | Strengthening VDCs to foil nefarious designs of anti-national elements: Bharat Bhushan | Amit Shah stresses on need to provide employment opportunities in border areas | 8 cr new jobs in last 3 to 4 years: PM Modi | CIC has powers to constitute benches, frame regulations: SC | Northern Army Commander asks troops to remain ready | Don’t repeat mistakes done by Opposition: Gadkari | Set up ‘Tobacco Cessation Centres’: NMC directs medical colleges | Ensure foolproof security for Muharram: IGP Kashmir to officers | 2 dead, 25 injured in Doda accident | Over 4,600 devotees leave Jammu | Mother-son duo killed in Mughal Road accident | Tehsildar suspended | Tehsildar suspended | CB Jammu presents chargesheet | Kavinder welcomes Govt's decision to observe "Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas" on June 25 annually | Delhi police registers FIR over 'Lewd' remark targeting Kirti Chakra awardee's widow | Centre considers just handing over MTNL operations to BSNL, avoid merger | Rajnath Singh discharged from AIIMS | Direct tax collection surges 20% to Rs 5.74 lakh crore in 2024-25 so far | Police arrest 3 in Baramulla for cheating public | I-T Refund Fraud Case | Enforcement Directorate attaches fresh assets | "People Deserve Better Than A Powerless CM": Omar Abdullah after MHA amends rules of J&K Reorganisation Act | Encouragement to investment in J&K prime focus of Bank: Baldev Parkash | Sadhotra seeks rollback of notification granting more powers to LG, immediate Assembly Polls | CS reviews Tourism Development Authorities; Asks to initiate strict action against violations | Advisor Bhatnagar addresses 3rd Northern Regional Council meeting of CCI | CEO ERA reviews progress on EOC building, 160 bedded additional block at B&J hospital | Court awards 20 years RI in minor rape case | Court rejects bail of newspaper owner arrested by police under OSA | AIIMS awarded "Best Project" on CPWD annual day, by Union Minister Manohar Lal Khattar | JJM to evolve as community-driven project | Police booked most wanted notorious drug syndicate, under PSA | Shiv Sena, Sant Samaj raised demand of fixing accountability, refund of registration fee | SSP honors police martyrs | Police seizes 5 vehicles for illegal mining | Arun Gupta raises alarm over rising terrorist activities in Jammu | Congress celebrates victory of INDIA Alliance in By-elections | Director Agriculture embarks on extensive tour of Reasi | Ramakrishna Mission organizes two-day teachers' training programme at KC Int'l School | NCC cadets of PSPS GCW Gandhinagar hosts NAVARAMB: 2024 | Swimmer Ryan longs to reclaim top spot on medal podium at Olympics | Jasmine Paolini faces Barbora Krejcikova in the Wimbledon women"s final | Sable says he can win medal in Paris Olympics | ICC Board likely to discuss expenses of US leg of T20 World World Cup during Colombo meeting | India showed resilience to win T20 WC and celebrations told that story: Laxman | Court orders framing charges of cheating, conspiracy against 4 in 2000 cricket match-fixing case | Surprise, surprise! Unlikely Wimbledon contenders Krejcikova and Paolini meet in women's final | Back Issues  
 
news details
Div com reviews arrangements for Navratra Festival at Katra
9/26/2023 10:21:27 PM
Early Times Report
KATRA, Sept 26: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar, on Tuesday conducted a comprehensive review of the preparations for the upcoming annual Navratra festival scheduled to start from October 15, 2023, and continue till October 23, 2023.
The festival's inaugural event is planned to be held at Yog Ashram Ground Katra, followed by a Shobha Yatra and a grand event to showcase the cultural heritage of Jammu and Kashmir and India as a whole.
During the meeting, the Director of Tourism presented a detailed report on the scheduled programs and activities for the festival, including discussions with stakeholders for suggestions and input.
The Divisional Commissioner also conducted a thorough review of different aspects, including town beautification, sanitation, essential services, traffic management and emergency services. He instructed officers to ensure sanitation from Domel to Katra Town throughout the Navratra days.
Furthermore, arrangements for congregational programs like 'Prabhat Pheris,'; 'Mata ki Kahani' recitation; Devotional Song Competition; Ram Leela, Dangal and other cultural events were discussed.
It was noted that the Mata Kahani show would be held at the Spiritual Growth Center, while Ram Leela would be performed daily at Government Higher Secondary School Katra from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
The Garba Night and Garba Dandiya Night are scheduled for October 21st at Padma Shri Sachdev Government PG College for Women Gandhinagar Jammu.
Several other events are also proposed during the festival days, including All India Devotional song performances, Bhagwat Katha, folk festivals, Hassaya Vyang, Mata Ka Jagran, Kavi Samelan, Wrestling Competitions, programs by specially-abled children and other cultural activities.
The Divisional Commissioner instructed all concerned departments and organizers to make comprehensive arrangements to ensure the smooth conduct of all programs during the Navratra festival for the convenience of pilgrims. He emphasized creating a festive ambiance and directed the Tourism Department and Municipal Committee Katra to adorn gateways and prominent locations with ornamental illuminations.
The Divisional Commissioner urged officers to coordinate their efforts, implement necessary arrangements in advance, and ensure proper regulation of traffic, foolproof security, road maintenance, street beautification, and sanitation in Katra town. He also called for regular power and water supply during Navratra days and emphasized the importance of foolproof security arrangements.
The Divisional Commissioner expressed his belief that the Navratra festival would attract more tourists and promote religious and pilgrimage tourism in the region. The CEO of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board was tasked with holding a review meeting with all stakeholders to finalize the arrangements.
The meeting was attended by CEO SMVD Shrine Board, Anshul Garg; Director Tourism, Vivekanand Rai; Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Babila Rakwal; SSP, Amit Gupta, Joint Director Information, Joint Director Tourism, SDM Katra and senior officers of the police and civil administration; representatives of various religious organizations; Presidents of Market associations; eminent citizens; and other concerned individuals.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU