Amarnath Yatra: J&K LG chairs security, development review meeting in Jammu

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Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha reviewed security and development reviews at a meeting here on Saturday.

“Chaired a security and district development review meeting in Jammu with the Deputy Commissioners and SSPs of 10 districts of the division and senior officials of Civil and Police Administration,” the office of the Lieutenant Governor posted on X.

Earlier in the day, Chief Secretary, Atal Dulloo visited Yatri Niwas Bhagwati Nagar here and took a detailed review of all the arrangements for the forthcoming Shri Amarnath Yatra.

During the visit, the Chief Secretary also chaired a meeting with senior officers of district administration and other line departments.

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, ADGP Jammu, HoDs of line departments, and other senior officers attended the meeting.

During the meeting, the Chief Secretary passed on specific directions to HoDs of various departments to make elaborate arrangements in advance for the successful conduct of the yatra.

He emphasized the importance of maintaining a high level of sanitation and cleanliness in the camp for a safe and comfortable experience for the devotees.

The Chief Secretary underlined that Shri Amarnathji Yatra holds immense religious significance, and it is our responsibility to provide a secure and comfortable environment for the pilgrims.

He urged all the stakeholders to work in close coordination to ensure the smooth conduct of the yatra and extend all possible support to the devotees.

He further directed all concerned departments to take every possible measure to make the Shri Amarnath Yatra smooth, safe, and hassle-free for devotees.

During his visit, the Chief Secretary took stock of logistics, food and lodging for the pilgrims, security, langer stalls, power and water supply, health facilities, sanitation, transportation, deployment of health and sanitation staff, and emergency services, and other facilities for the smooth facilitation of pilgrims.

During the meeting, the HoDs of various departments apprised the Chief Secretary about the arrangements they had put in place.

They informed that all the requisite steps have been taken to ensure that devotees don’t face any problems during their stay.

During the meeting, security and traffic management were extensively discussed, with a focus on ensuring the smooth movement of pilgrims.

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