The Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Khalid Jahangir on Saturday visited Amarnath Yatra Transit camps at Mirbazar and Walnut Factory Qazigund and took stock of the arrangements being put in place for the smooth conduct of the Yatra 2019.
An official statement said that the DC was accompanied by ADC Anantnag, ACR Anantnag, CMO Anantnag, SDM Dooru, SE Hydraulics, Tehsildar Anantnag, AD FCS&CA Anantnag, Executive Engineers of PHE & R&B and other concerned officers.
“The DC took detailed review of the arrangements put in place at the transit camps regarding accommodation, drinking water supply, uninterrupted power supply, Medicare arrangements, Sanitation, Fire & Emergency Services, besides provision of adequate ration and other essential commodities,” said the statement.
“The DC directed the concerned officers to make proper arrangements for solid waste disposal before the commencement of the Yatra. He stressed upon the maintenance of cleanliness and effective sanitation within the camp areas so that the pilgrims do not face any inconvenience during the course of Yatra,” it said.
The statement said that he directed for proper drainage and maintenance of the lawns at both the places to ensure the free movement of the Yatries, besides construction of adequate number of toilets and pathways. He stressed to ensure uninterrupted power supply & water supply at both the camps, besides other required facilities.
“He also directed for construction of bio – toilets, 10 each at Mirbazar and Walnut Factory Qazigund. The DC further directed all the concerned to ensure all facilities in place before the commencement of the Yatra,” said the statement.