Arrangements finalized for Sudhmahadev Mela

Excelsior Correspondent
UDHAMPUR, June 17:  The arrangements for smooth conduct of 3-day historical Sudhmahadev Mela, commencing on June 22, 2013 at Sudhmahadev in tehsil Chenani of district Udhampur, were finalized in a meeting of district officers held under the chairmanship of Additional Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur, Surat Singh at Sudhmahadev here today.
MLA, Chenani, Krishan Chander Bhagat, Tehsildar Chenani, Suman, District heads of various departments, Chairman of Dharmath Trust, Sudhmahadev and members of Local Mela Committee were also present in the meeting.
Threadbare discussion on various arrangements like drinking water and power supply, medicare, sanitation, security, transport, accommodation, check on rates of essentials and parking of vehicles etc. was held in the meeting.
Singh directed  PHE to erect adequate number of public points at the Mela site well in advance while officers of PDD were asked to ensure uninterrupted power supply during Mela days. The Medical Officer was asked to depute a team of doctors with ambulance and required medicines to meet any eventuality at Chenani, Sudhmahadev and Mantalai round the clock.
He asked the ARTO Udhampur to ensure plying of adequate number of buses from Udhampur and other routes to Sudhmahadev.
A committee comprising Assistant Director, CA&PD, Naib Tehsildar Sudhmahadev and Food Inspector was constituted to keep a strict vigil on rates and quality of eatables.
To acquaint the people about state and centrally sponsored schemes, various departments would set up their exhibition stalls during mela days besides cultural programmes would also be organised. Tehsildar, Chenani would be the Mela Officer to supervise all arrangements.