Divisional commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today convened a meeting to review arrangements for Urs of Hazrat Sultan-ul-Arifeen, Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom Sahib (RA) which will be observed on 3rd November
The divisional commissioner issued strict directions to all the concerned departments to make all the required arrangements including uninterrupted electricity and water supply, proper sanitation in and around the shrine, medical facilities, hassle free transport, ration supply and other essential arrangements to the devotees.
He directed SMC and PDD officials that all defunct lights around the shrine to be repaired on priority basis and personally inspect all fire extinguishers in the shrine. SMC will also repair defunct drains and also curb dog menace around the said area. R&B will macadamize the remaining inner roads immediately.
Khan asked Health services to install adequate medical camps around the shrine with doctors, para medical staff, medicines besides ambulance services. SRTC department will provides adequate number of bus fleet on the routes while Fire and Emergency were asked to do safety audit of the fire hydrants around the area.
The meeting was further informed that the Urs-i- Sharief of Maqdoom Sahib (RA) observed in Tujjar Sharief Sopore on 4 November and Urs days will commence from 22 October 22 there. The divisional commissioner stressed upon the concerned officers and engineers to work with better coordination, added zeal and in synergy with the concerned deputy commissioners.