DC Kathua Rahul Pandey chairs Republic Day preparatory meeting
Kathua : Deputy Commissioner Kathua, Rahul Pandey today convened a meeting of officers of various departments to discuss arrangements for Republic Day-2023 celebrations.
It was decided that the main function will be held at Kathua Sports Stadium where the National Flag would be unfurled by the chief guest followed by the parade comprising the contingents from J&K Police, CRPF, PTS, Home Guards, NCC cadets and school children.
The celebrations of the national event will begin with the playing of Shehnai Vadan by the Information department in the wee hours of the day. Threadbare discussions were held regarding the arrangements including drinking water, power supply, sanitation, barricading, security and traffic regulation, seating arrangement, fire-tenders, medical teams, illumination of govt buildings and important landmarks etc were also discussed in the meeting.
The DC impressed upon the departmental heads to put in place all the necessary arrangements well in time for the smooth and enthusiastic celebrations of the National event. He directed the concerned officers to ensure better coordination for making the national function a grand success.
The DC also called upon district and sectoral officers to organise Shram Daan and plantation drives in respective offices before the National event. SSP Kathua R.C Kotwal, ASP Kathua, ADC Kathua, CPO Uttam Singh, XEN PWD, XEN Jal Shakti, XEN PDD and other senior officers from Civil Administration, Police attended the meeting.