G-20 Summit: DC Baramulla takes stock of  Various arrangements; reviews progress


BARAMULLA: As part of G20 Summit events expected to be held in the month of May here, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Dr Sehrish Asgar held a detailed tour of the entire sub division and took stock of all the arrangements to be put in place .

At the outset, the DC took a detailed tour of the entire Sub Division and took feedback of the concerned officers.

The DC later held two separate meetings at Tangmarg and Golf Club Gulmarg wherein she took a holistic review of arrangements related to the summit.

The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Zahoor Ahmad Raina; Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Peerzada Mumtaz Ahmad; Sub Divisional Megistrate Gulmarg, CEO GDA besides concerned functionaries all line departments.

The meetings were held to take stock of actions taken in respect of directions issued for preparation of the G-20 Summit.

The DC discussed the action taken by all concerned Departments in threadbare and also highlighted the importance of hosting a G20 Summit.

She took a Department wise review regarding the action taken by them to enhance the facade of roads through development of footpaths, medians, traffic road furnishing, landscape improvement, installation of roadside VMDs besides removal of wooden poles, rusted plant guards, hanging cable wires and unnecessary road dividers and debris, painting of Government buildings and commercial building walls along the roads to increase the aesthetic value of those structures.

Dr Sehrish directed the Officers to accelerate the pace of works and ensure that all the developmental/beautification works are completed in set timelines.

Moreover, she also asked the concerned to expedite the process of installing welcome hoardings, signages at designated places across the district.

During the field visit, the DC held a comprehensive review of road spots at Narbal- Gulmarg National Highway.