Jammu, December 23 | Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma held a meeting to review the arrangements for ensuing Republic Day, 2020 celebrations.
Sanjeev Verma took a comprehensive review of arrangements being made by divisional administration and stressed on the better synergy between the concerned departments for the smooth conduct of the National event.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Jammu Sushma Chauhan, SSP Jammu, Tajinder Singh, SSP Security Ashok Sharma, Director School Education Jammu Anuradha Gupta, Commissioner JMC Pankaj Magotra, Director Floriculture K. S. Chib, Joint Director Information Jammu Naresh Kumar, Joint Director Hospitality and Protocol Dr. Subash Chander, Joint Director School Education, J. K Sudan, Joint Director Youth Services and Sports, Madan Lal, besides senior officers from Army, Indian Air Force, Security, BSF, PDD, PHE, R&B, Health, Floriculture, Education, Sports Council, Fire and Emergency Services, State Motor Garages, JKRTC, other departments.
The meeting was informed that the main function will be organized at Maulana Azad (M.A) Stadium where the flag hoisting ceremony would be held followed by march past and other programmes.
Divisional Commissioner directed the Police and Traffic authorities to make elaborate security and traffic arrangements so that general public reaches the venue hassle-free. He asked the SSP Security to look after the security/ anti-sabotage arrangements in and around the venue of the function.
He directed the Jammu Municipal Corporation to ensure sanitation/cleanliness of the venue besides establishment of the sufficient number of mobile toilets.
Youth Services and Sports Department was directed to ensure proper transportation and logistics facilities for the participating contingents including school children. Similarly, PHE and PDD Departments were asked to ensure availability of safe drinking water and uninterrupted power supply. Health and Fire Services was directed to make available a sufficient number of Ambulances and Fire Tenders at the venue.
Other important issues related to weapon/equipment on display, Dare Devils, Rehearsal, Refreshment, Printing of invitation cards and Brouchers, Barricading, Diggings, Lighting arrangements at all sides of venue, public address system, setting up of control room in MA Stadium, illumination of Government buildings, Beating Retreat, etc were also discussed in detail.