• Thu. Jun 23rd, 2022

Orientation Program for Camp Directors deployed to SAJY held at TRC

ByDebra J. Aguilar

Jun 13, 2022

Srinagar, June 13: Kashmir Divisional Administration today organized an Orientation Program for 45 Camp Managers deployed for Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra (SAJY), 2022 at TRC Conference Hall Dal Gate Srinagar.

On this occasion, the camp directors were informed by various heads of departments of the current state of preparation and the schedule of work to be carried out for SAJY by their respective departments.

Each HOD gave PowerPoint presentations on different works including completed works and other ongoing projects that need to be completed during that week for the smooth running of the yatra and to facilitate the yatries.

While the CE PW (R&B) Department of Kashmir briefed on the construction of culverts, roads, trails and sheds, the CE, KPDCL presented the availability of electricity and DG sets in addition to l installation of transformers and repair transmission lines at camp sites to ensure uninterrupted electricity to yatries and service providers.

Likewise, an officer from the PHE department (Jal Shakti) presented the overall scenario of the supply lines and the availability of drinking water facilities in the yatra camps. He also informed about the water supply plan by tanker trucks at possible locations.

The Director of Urban Local Bodies of Kashmir and the Senior Officer of the Department of Tourism briefed the camp managers on the preparations by their respective departments such as provision of tents, posting of messages, signage and sanitation the along roads and transit camps.

In addition, relevant animal husbandry officers informed about the registration of horses, mules and ponies through the RIFD card to provide services to pilgrims and transportation of essential goods and commodities during the period of the annual Amarnath Yatra in addition to establishing veterinary hospitals for the treatment of animals.

Meanwhile, Labor Commissioner J&K briefed on the process of registering workers to achieve a target of 35,000 workers to provide services as the number of yatries expected to visit Holy Cave will be higher than in previous years. He informed that registration camps are organized in the Kashmir valley to register the workers within a limited period.

In addition, FCS&CA Kashmir Director briefed on the arrangements made to ensure ample supply of essential items including rations, LPG, kerosene as well as other necessary requirements.

CEO Sonamarg Development Authority and CEO Pahalgam Development Authority detailed the status of the overall sanitation plan and waste disposal at different stations, in addition to installing mobile toilets, displaying welcome messages and the availability of essential services.

On occasion, AD Information also briefed officers on preparations to install the PA system and deploy personnel to facilitate yatries.