Srinagar, Aug 09: The Deputy Commissioner (DC), Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad on Wednesday visited Bakshi Stadium which is going to host J&K level event on the occasion of 77th Independence celebrations to review the arrangements being made by the respective Departments for the successful conduct of the mega event.
At the outset, the Deputy Commissioner along with Officers went around the Stadium and inspected Flag Hosting Podium, Stadium Pavilions, VIP Gallery, March Past tracks, Amenity Blocks etc and finalised the arrangements and other facilities for smooth and peaceful conduct of full dress rehearsal and main function to be held on August 15 at the venue.
While chairing a meeting on the occasion, the DC directed the Officers of all concerned Departments to ensure all arrangements including seating arrangements, cultural programmes, march past parade, transport & parking facilities, water & power supply, deployment of medical & first aid, sanitation & cleanliness, fire and emergency teams, adequate backup for power supply and installation of dewatering pumps.
The DC also stressed on making fool-proof security arrangements in and around the stadium to ensure hassle-free celebrations of the function. He also enjoined upon the officers to maintain close coordination with each other for holding the function smoothly.
On the occasion, the DC asked the concerned Departments to ensure all necessary facilities for the participants attending the Independence day-2023 function at Bakshi Stadium and install shamiyans at designated spots at the venue.
The SMC authorities were asked to ensure that all washrooms are functioning properly, besides establishing mobile toilets at the venue on August 15. They were also asked to ensure proper sanitation and cleanliness in and around the venue.
The DC also stressed on making elaborate arrangements to tackle rains, if any occurred on August 15 function besides to combat water logging, if any caused due to rainfall on the occasion of Full-dress rehearsal proceedings and the mega event on 15th August.
The DC also asked for making adequate transport arrangements for ferrying of participant school students, cultural artists, NCC cadets, contingents and other persons on August 15, in addition to their Boarding and lodging arrangements.
SSP Security, Sheikh Fasal, Additional District Development Commissioner, Srinagar, Zahoor Ahmad Mir, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Syed Shabir Ahmad, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Syed Ahmad Kataria, and other senior Officers of Police and Civil Administration were present on the occasion.