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SAJY-2022: DC Srinagar finalises arrangements at Yatra Transit Camp Panthachowk

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E-KYC centre for RFID and Langars, Medical camp, Sanitation units, etc. established

SRINAGAR, JUNE 27: In order to finalize the arrangements for pilgrims of Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra (SAJY)-2022 at Yatra Transit Camp (YTC), Panthachowk, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad Monday undertook a visit to the venue.

On the occasion, the DC inspected the E-KYC centre established for RFID tags to be provided to the officials and yatries visiting Transit Camp Panthachowk during their halt.

The DC also took stock of the functioning of the Food Langars established at the camp. He interacted with the Langar functionaries.

Earlier, the DC inspected the recently constructed prefab huts, public convenience facilities, First aid and Health camp, Water Management, installation of Stalls by Handicrafts Department and local SHGs for the upcoming annual Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra-2022.

While inspecting the newly constructed Prefabricated structures for stay of the Yatries during their halt, the DC directed the R&B authorities to make all required arrangements with regard to bedding in these stay halls.

The DC asked the Departments to keep provisions for extra arrangements at the Camp to tackle any exigent situation so that Yatries do not face any difficulty.

The DC was further informed that all necessary arrangements with regard to drinking water and electricity facilities have been made in advance at the halt camp. While more than 50 water tanks have been installed in the camp. He was further informed that about 100 mobile washrooms and more than 50 mobile urinals have been kept.

With regard to sanitation and cleanliness facilities, the officers of Srinagar Municipal Corporation were directed to ensure proper sanitation and cleanliness in the transit camp on a regular basis, besides deployment of sufficient staff at the camp for periodical cleanliness in and around the transit camp every day.

The DC was informed that about 250 mobile toilets and over 70 mobile wash rooms have been kept available at the Transit camp for the convenience of the yatries, in addition to newly constructed prefabricated public convenience facilities.

Senior Superintendent of Police, Rakesh Balwal; Additional Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Superintendent of Police, Chief Planning Officer, Srinagar, Executive Engineers of R&B and PDD, Sub Divisional Magistrate East, Chief Medical Officer and other senior officers of Police and Civil Administration accompanied the DC during his visit.

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