Divisional Commissioner visits MA Stadium to inspect Republic Day arrangements

JAMMU : Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar on Tuesday visited Mulana Azad (M A) Stadium to inspect and finalize the arrangements for Republic Day 2023 celebration.
Among others DIG, Shakti Pathak; Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Avny Lavasa; SSP Security Jammu, besides senior offi- cers of Army, Traffic, Jal Shakti, JPDCL, PWD, JMC, Health Services, Information, Education, Cultural Academy, Youth Services and Sports, Hospitality and Protocol, JKRTC and other concerned departments were also pres- ent. At the outset, the Divisional Commissioner took a round of the stadium and inspected the overall arrangements being made at the venue for smooth con- duct of the Republic Day celebration. The Divisional Commissioner discussed in detail all the arrangements being put in place by the concerned departments for
smooth conduct of the National event. He stressed on close synergy among the concerned departments while making arrange- ments.
The concerned depart- ments were directed to put in place requisite arrange- ments well in advance.
He took detailed stock of security arrangements, traf- fic management, seating arrangements, decoration, Power & water supply, san- itation, Medicare etc. The concerned officers were instructed to follow the devised plans while accom- plishing their assigned
tasks.
It was informed that Army, Schools contingents, bands, colourful cultural programmes will also be performed during the cele- bration. The Divisional Commissioner exhorted upon all the concerned offi- cers to ensure that all neces- sary arrangements are put in place well in time for smooth and successful cele- bration of the national event. While inspecting the ongoing works at main Pavillion the Div Com directed Hospitality and Protocol Department for making arrangements of
water proof tentage, heating arrangements besides expe- dite the pace of all ongoing works for timely comple- tion.
Traffic department was directed to frame a traffic management plan, finalise parking spaces and notify the diversions on time for the convenience of the gen- eral public.
The JMC was directed to ensure cleanliness in and around the venue and func- tioning of street lights, while PWD was asked to expedite the renovation works at the venue and complete the same at the earliest.
The JPDCL was instruct- ed to ensure installation of lights at specific points besides making arrange- ments of Genset at the venue for backup.
The Div Com also directed JPDCL, Jal Shakti, JMC, PWD to deploy an adequate number of employees at the venue and also establish joint control for finalising the arrange- ments.