RAMBAN — Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar today visited district Ramban to review the arrangements being put in place for Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2023 and to inspect progress on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway’s four-laning works.
Deputy Commissioner Ramban, Mussarat Islam; SSP, Mohita Sharma; SSP Traffic National Highway, Rohit Baksotra; ADC, Harbans Sharma; PD NHAI, Parshotam Kumar besides senior officers of SASB, JPDCL, Jal Shakti, PWD, NHAI and other concerned officers accompanied the Divisional Commissioner.
During the tour, the Div Com visited Yatri Niwas Chanderkote and inspected the arrangements being put in place for the smooth conduct of the Yatra. He also inspected Langar sites along National Highway besides inspecting national highway works.
He directed NHAI and construction companies to maintain NH-44 and stationed adequate machinery at all vulnerable places to clear roads without any delay. He instructed the executing agency and other stakeholders to ensure the completion of works by implementing all plans and directions issued from time to time for the smooth conduct of the holy Yatra.
He also directed officers of NHAI to complete the maintenance work to provide safe passage to commuters. He stressed on expeditious maintenance of the highway, traffic regulation, following lane enforcement, and surface maintenance.
The Div Com also chaired a meeting and emphasized upon the stakeholder departments to synergize efforts to make adequate arrangements well in advance for the smooth conduct of the holy Yatra.
The Div Com instructed the Traffic Department to formulate a traffic plan for the smooth flow of traffic on important routes. He asked the district administration Ramban to ensure the availability of water, power, and toilets at each lodgement center.
The Div Com also reviewed in detail the facilities at Yatri Niwas Chanderkote and issued directions for putting in all necessary arrangements in time.
The Div Com instructed all the concerned departments to expedite the works to ensure that all necessary arrangements are put in place well before the commencement of the Yatra.