Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of Kashmir Division and concerned officers to ensure hassle-free arrangements are put in place for the Hajj pilgrims in their respective districts.
The Div Com through video conferencing took a district-wise appraisal of preparations and arrangements for Hajj pilgrims from each District Development Commissioners of Kashmir Division.
The meeting was informed that 11,600 Hajj pilgrims will perform Hajj this year from the J&K.
It was revealed that the first batch of Hajj pilgrims from the Kashmir valley will leave on July 04. 70 flights, ferrying 150 pilgrims in each flight will fly from Srinagar Airport up till July 29.
It was urged that all the Hajj pilgrims will reach Hajj House, Bemina four hours before their scheduled flight schedule for necessary departure procedure.
While reviewing the arrangements and facilities being provided to the Hajj pilgrims of the state, the Divisional Commissioner directed all the concerned agencies to be fully prepared.
He asked the PDD to install generator sets to supplement the uninterrupted power supply to the Hajj house Bemina.
He directed the concerned officers to put all arrangements with regard to maintaining a regular supply of drinking water, sanitation, besides the establishment of medical camp along with services of medical officers and ambulance available at Hajj House Srinagar and at Airport 24×7 to facilitate the pilgrims. SRTC will provide an adequate number of high-end buses for transporting the pilgrims from Hajj House to the Airport, an official handout said.
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