DC Ganderbal reviews Yatra Arrangements

Ganderbal, May 31: The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ganderbal, Dr. Piyush Singla, today convened a meeting of all concerned district officers to review arrangements for the smooth conduct of Annual Shri Amarnathji Yatra, 2018.
The DDC directed all the officers to strictly follow the timeline for completion of works that have been undertaken along the Yatra route. The officers from all concerned departments apprised the DDC about the progress of works going on for the smooth conduct of ensuing Yatra-2018 via Baltal route.
The DDC was also apprised that the on-spot registration of pony walas, pithoo walas, dandi walas and other labourers will start from 1st June 2018, at Base Camp Sonamarg.
While reviewing the arrangements, the DDC directed officials to maintain sanitation at halting places of Yatries, besides ensuring adequate water supply through taps, and restoration of 24×7 hour power supply and communication system along the route to Holy cave.
It was given out that as many as 350 Quintal Rice, 110 Quintal Atta, 90 Quintal Sugar besides 4000 ltrs K.oil, 11000 LPG cylinders and 3000 quintal firewood are being dumped at the different location of Yatra camps.
On the occasion, CMO Ganderbal apprised the DDC that in addition to the Medicare facilities provided last year, 3 oxygen points will be put in place at different places en route the Holy Cave. The DDC was also informed that 9 fire hydrates has already been installed at Batlal and Domail.
DDC emphasised upon the officers to hold yatra review meetings on weekly basis.