DC Ganderbal inspects Yatra arrangements via Baltal route

Ganderbal: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Krittika Jyotsna today visited Baltal Sonamarg to have firsthand appraisal of arrangements being put in place from Baltal to Holy Cave.

During the visit, the DC was accompanied by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Farooq Ahmad Baba, CMO, Executive Engineer Jal Shakti, and representatives of other line departments.

The DC inspected various arrangements including provisions of drinking water, power supply, Medicare facilities, snow clearance on track, availability of firewood, etc. being put in place from Baltal base camp to Holy Cave.

While inspecting the facilities at Baltal base camp, the DC directed the concerned to install good quality toilets in requisite numbers, efficient drainage system with well laid paths and proper sanitation besides, provision for adequate parking facilities with proper lighting.

On inspection of arrangements at holy cave and en-route, the DC stressed upon the officers for putting up all efforts for smooth conduct of Yatra 2021.