Kupwara: The Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Karnah, Dr Gulzar Ahmad Rather, Wednesday convened a meeting of concerned officers to finalize the arrangements being put in place by different departments for smooth celebration of Independence Day in Karnah Sub division.
The meeting discussed threadbare various issues with regard to arrangements for smooth conduct of the National Day and officers were given assignments as per the past practice. The SDM said that the main function of Independence Day shall be held at Mini Secretariat Karnah, where the National Flag will be hoisted at 9 AM, followed by inspection of the parade. There will be a joint march past presented by the contingents of JKP, NCC, and Forest Protection Force, said the SDM.
On the occasion, the SDM impressed upon all concerned departments to work with more zeal and dedication to make the event a grand success in the Tehsil.
The SDM directed to ensure strict compliance of COVID SOPs and maintain COVID Appropriate Behavior in letter and spirit during the celebration. Earlier, the meeting discussed the arrangements including seating arrangements, availability and protocol of National Flag, contingents for parade, cultural programmes and availability of drinking water facilities besides Health Care, sanitation, electricity, transportation, and refreshment.
The deployment of Officers, preparation of certificates, coverage of the event, barricading, services of commentators and other required facilities were also discussed in the meeting and officers were directed to ensure flawless and fault free arrangements in all respects. Tehsildar Karnah and other concerned officers attended the meeting.