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Commissioner SMC reviews Urs arrangements at Hazratbal Dargah


Srinagar, Apr 04 (KNS): Commissioner SMC Mir Tariq Ali along with senior Officers of Corporation visited Dargah Hazratbal Shrine to review SMC arrangements mainly sanitation for Mehraj Alam Urs.

On the occasion Tariq Ali was informed that SMC had set up a Municipal camp and deputed mobile toilet vans for assistance of general public and has utilized the services of sanitation field staff properly.

Commissioner SMC directed the concerned officials to ensure quality sanitation so that no garbage is spotted anywhere in the lanes, bye-lanes, main roads around mosques & shrines falling in their jurisdiction

Commissioner further more directed SMC officials to depute additional facility of Hoper vehicles as well as Sweeping machines in the Hazratbal ward round the clock

Besides deputing Electric team for restoration of all the defunct lights in the respective areas, SMC has also installed additional lights as required.

The ward officers has been directed to keep Liaison with the Urs Officers for arrangements of any conservancy item/transport facility/Fumigation machine, etc

He directed the concerned staff to maintain a class sanitation and provide necessary arrangements so that devotees do not face any inconvenience during the URS days.

Health Officer SMC Javaid Ahmed Qazi along with the anti polythene squad has continuously conducted anti polythene drives these days in Hazratbal.

Four quintal polythene has been seized and shredded on spot with the fine of Rs 8000 imposed on vendors during the ongoing Urs.

Meanwhile an extensive Sanitation drive has also been taken up jointly with Municipal Employee Union headed by Maqbool Malik in Hazratbal.

The Municipal Employees union under the leadership of Maqbool Malik facilitated the devotees on the occasion by providing them refreshment and other necessary arrangements were also made. (KNS)