DC Kupwara Reviews Eid-ul Azha arrangements

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Kupwara, Aug 13: In order to review the arrangements put in place with regard to ensuing Eid-ul-Azha, a meeting of concerned officers was held here today with Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir in chair.
The meeting was attended by ADDC Mohammad Yousuf Mir, ACR Mohammad Abdullah Malik, besides officers from Social Welfare Department, Transport Department, FCS&CA, Revenue, Municipality, Food Safety, Fire & Emergency Services Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry, Police, PDD, Health, PHE and other departments.
The meeting discussed threadbare various issues relating to the facilities with strict directions to ensure market checking, establishment of mandis for sale of sacrificial animals, poultry birds, implementation of government approved rate list and proper sanitation of eidgahs and mosques.
The DC directed the concerned Officers to intensify market checking across the district to curb the menace of hoarding and illegal profiteering. He said that sale of market items at fixed rates should be ensured in letter and spirit.
DC directed the Sheep Husbandry Officer to install signboards at all the identified places facilitating availability of sacrificial animals and instructed for wide publicity of identified places.
It was given out that the identified spots include Public Park Kupwara, Sumo Stand Tregham, Bus Stand Kralpora, Main Chowk Sogam, Main Chowk Kuligam, Main Chowk Langate, Bus Stand Handwara, Main market Villgam/ Taratpora and SDO Office Gomal, Tanghdar Karnah.
The meeting also discussed the rates of chicken, mutton, milk, cheese, vegetables etc. during which the DC directed for intensified market checking for regulations of rates.
The DC also directed the concerned Officers to ensure uninterrupted power supply, drinking water, healthcare facilities, repair of defunct street lights, availability of water tankers, essential commodities, mobile ambulance etc as per requirement.
He said that all arrangement should be made before hand. He urged officers to work with coordination and cohesion towards ensuring peaceful celebration of Eid-ul-Adha.