District Magistrate (DM) Ghaziabad, Ritu Maheshwari today held a meeting with district officials to take stock of preparations ahead of Shivratri festival tomorrow. She asked SP City Akash Tomar to ensure that adequate police force is deployed so that no untoward incident takes place. SP City apprised the DM that all such preparations have been taken care of.
Maheshwari asked the Chief Engineer, Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam (GNN), Moinuddin to spruce up the surroundings of various temples, ensure adequate water supply as well as ensure mobile toilet facility accordingly. She also asked the Power Corporation officials to ensure 24 hr supply for the festival. Further, the DM asked the SP Traffic to ensure smooth traffic movement during the celebrations and flow of devotees. She said that wherever the traffic volume is high it shall be diverted. She directed the Health Dept. officials to make beds available in various govt. hospitals and other hospitals and further arrange ambulances on stand-by starting today evening till the festival ends so that prompt help can be provided to those who require it.
She also instructed the city magistrate, ADMs and SDMs to go around in their areas and ensure that the festival is celebrated in a peaceful manner.
– delhincrnews.in bureau