*Arrangements for I-Day celebrations finalised at Doda* _DC Stressed upon Strict adherence to Covid-19 protocol during Independence Day celebrations_

Publish Date : 18/08/2020
Doda, AUGUST 07: 
Deputy Commissioner, Doda, Dr Sagar D Doifode today chaired a meeting to finalise the Independence Day Celebration arrangements here.
The Deputy Commissioner directed the concerned officers to ensure all necessary arrangements are put in place well in time and informed that the main function will be held at Sports Stadium Doda where Chief Guest will unfurl the tricolour and shall take salute at the March Past Parade.
The contingents of J&K Police,JKAP, IRP, CRPF, FPF, SSB,Senior and Junior NCC wings and District Police Band shall participate in the march past.
Similarly it was decided that there shall be not more than 5 to 7 cultural items during the Independence Day celebration, besides DC directed the concerned to ensure that not more than 10 people shall participate in one cultural item.
Regarding Tableaus,the DC directed all the department’s to prepare their tableaus as per the past practice in the meticulous manner, besides asked them that tableaus shall highlight the main activity of their department.
It was also decided that all the participants shall be provided hand gloves and face mask’s, besides Health department was directed to place covid counters with hand sanitizers at the venue.
The DC also directed all the department’s to submit the name of the official’s before the screening committee who have made outstanding performance in their respective fields.
The DC also instructed the officers to work in close coordination. Strict adherence to Covid-19 protocol during Independence Day celebration was stressed upon. 
The meeting was attended by SSP Doda Mumtaz Ahmed, ADC Doda Kishori Lal Sharma, ACD Doda Prem Singh Chib,ACR Doda Kaiser Ahmed Bhawani, beside other key officials of Civil administration and Para Military forces.