JAMMU, OCT 12: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today directed the officers to synergize their efforts in order to ensure smooth celebrations of Diwali festivities across the state.
He said that Diwali is a festival symbolizing victory of righteousness and people across Nation celebrate it with great fervor. Dr Singh also directed officers to connect Swachhta Abhiyan with the Diwali Celebrations.
The Deputy Chief Minister was addressing officers of Jammu Division during a review meeting convened to discuss the arrangement being made in connection with the smooth celebrations of Diwali festival.
The meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Dr Mandeep Bhandari; IGP, Jammu Dr SD Singh; District Development Commissioner, Jammu Rajeev Ranjan; DDC of all districts of Jammu Province through Video Conference and senior officers of various other Departments also attended the meeting.
The Dy CM stressed the concerned authorities for ensuring proper sanitation around temples, major markets, besides installing of LED lamps and proper supply of electricity as well as drinking water. He also directed for keeping the requisite medical facilities at the prominent places.
Dr Singh also asked the Municipal authorities to put in place the requisite men and machinery for ensuring the cleanliness of all the areas in districts and major towns.
Taking stock of traffic, fire tenders and security related arrangements, the Dy CM directed the concerned to ensure that fool proof mechanism will be put in place so that any untoward incident is prevented.