CS reviews arrangements for PM’s Kashmir visit
Ahead of visit, massive searches launched in Samba
SRINAGAR/Jammu: Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam today reviewed arrangements ahead of Prime Minister, NarendarModi’s visit to Kashmir valley at a meeting held here at SKICC.
During his visit to Kashmir, the Prime Minister will lay foundation stone of AIIMS, Transit Accommodation for Migrant families and will also launch SAUBHAGYA Scheme.
While taking detailed review, the CS directed to put in place all arrangements regarding official line up, reception line up and fool proof security. He directed that the Budgam district administration will make all arrangements for the reception of the Prime Minister at the airport.
He also impressed upon the Traffic department to make proper arrangement for the parking of vehicles. He was informed that the arrangement for parking of vehicles has been made near Botanical Garden and at the Golf course.
The Divisional Commissioner, Baseer Ahmad Khan informed the meeting that all arrangements including, security, electricity, transport, medical facility, drinking water, parking, security passes and other requirements have been put in place.
The meeting was attended by Director General of Police, Dilbagh Sing, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, District Development Commissioner Srinagar, Syed Abid Rashid, Director SKICC and officers from various departments including traffic, Hospitality, PDD, Health, Fire and Emergency, PHE, Information, Telecommunication, Doordarshan, Estates and others.
Meanwhile, amassive search operation is being conducted along the Indo-Pakistan border in Samba district for the second day Wednesday ahead of Prime Minister NarendraModi's visit to the state on February 03.
The Army, police and other paramilitary forces continued the search operation in Basantar river area in Ramgarh sector besides other border hamlets, officials said.
The operation was launched following reports of suspected movement in border areas of Ramgarh sector, they said.
"A suspicious movement was noticed post Monday midnight by alert Army troops in Samba sector," an Army officer said.
Prime Minister NarendraModi will visit Jammu and Kashmir on February 03 to lay the foundation stone of a host of projects, including the AIIMS project at Vijaypur area of Samba district.