Div Com Kashmir reviews infrastructural dev at Shiekh ul Alam (RA) Shrine, Chrar-e-Sharief
SRINAGAR: Ahead of the celebration of Urs Mubarak of Shiekh ul Alam, Shiekh Noor ud Din Noorani (RA) at Chrar-e-Sharief, Budgam, the Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole Friday reviewed the infrastructural development at the shrine to enhance its aesthetic view and increase facilities for devotees.
The review meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Budgam, SF Hamid; ADC Budgam, Dr Nasir Lone; Director Tourism, GN Itoo; Chief Engineer R&B; Chief Town Planner; CEO Yusmarg Development Authority; SDM, Chadoora; Deputy Director ULB; CEO, Waqf board; Officers of Floriculture, JKPCC, JKAACL, Police, BSNL and other concerned Departments.
On the occasion, Div Com stressed on the officers to prepare a short-term master plan for the infrastructural development at the shrine to enhance the beauty and aesthetic value of the place.
He exhorted for the removal of tin sheets at the entrance and concertina wires from the premises of the shrine.
Div Com asked for proper maintenance of parks and to restrict the grill size around the parks to a minimum to avoid blocking of view.
Meanwhile, Pole asked for reparation of wazu khana and renovation of Sabat where the hair of children is shaved. He was also impressed the architectural design of sabat to present the beautiful sight of the place.
To facilitate devotees, Pole underlined the immediate requirement of reparation of toilets, completion of pending work, and construction of a septic tank. He also directed for construction of shoe racks and a place for the lighting candles at the appropriate place outside the shrine to avert the threat of fire incidents.
For the distribution of blessed food ‘Tahri’, Div Com asked concerned for the construction of Bless Food Counter in one place besides he directed for installation of CCTV cameras which shall be monitored by police and Waqf officials.
The District Administration Budgam was asked to set up stalls at the shrine and make arrangements for crowd management, SRTC Buses besides electricity, drinking water, and health facilities.