Baramulla: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Mohammad Aijaz Asad accompanied by various concerned officers today paid visit to the famous tourist destination Gulmarg, to take stock of arrangements put in place for smooth conduct of winter games under Khelo-India sports initiative.
The event shall commence from 26th of February during which an array of sports activities in different categories shall be organized.
On the occasion, DC conducted on-spot inspection of several locations where he took the first hand appraisal of various necessities required for conducting the event smoothly.
He also reviewed several other related aspects wherein he deliberated upon various officers for adopting a coordinated approach for making the event a grand success. He emphasized making all necessary arrangements including accommodation, lodging and other facilities well in advance and in a hassle free manner.
The DC directed the PDD and PHE departments to provide uninterrupted power and water supply respectively so that the concerned stakeholders may not face any inconvenience. He also directed the Mechanical Division to keep men and machinery ready so as to avert any kind of exigency that may arise due to snowfall. Moreover, Municipal authorities were directed to maintain hygiene in the surrounding.
It was informed that sufficient accommodation for the dignitaries as well for the athletes had been facilitated in different hotels and in other resting places.
Among others, Secretary Sports Council Nuzhat Gul, SSP Baramulla Abdul Qayoom, SDM Gulmarg, CEO GDA besides other concerned functionaries were present on the occasion.