Deputy Commissioner Harvinder Singh of Doda conducted a crucial virtual review meeting to ensure the smooth organization of the upcoming winter carnival in Bhaderwah. The carnival, scheduled from December 27 to December 31, 2023, promises a range of exciting events and activities.
During the meeting, the Deputy Commissioner focused on key aspects such as transportation for participants, accommodation for tourists and visitors, seating arrangements, and the overall schedule of events. Ensuring clean and accessible roads to the festival venue was also a priority for a hassle-free experience.
To add a sporty touch to the carnival, the Youth Services and Sports Officer in Doda was directed to organize cricket, kabaddi, wrestling, tug of war, and carom football matches. This initiative aims to attract more people to the winter carnival and enhance the overall festive atmosphere.
The District Cultural Officer in Doda received specific instructions to arrange for various folk performances and traditional displays to entertain the public during the event. GREF officers were also directed to ensure proper arrangements, especially at the snow-capped Guldanda venue.
The Deputy Commissioner emphasized the readiness of all line departments to provide necessary services during the festival. Health facilities were particularly highlighted, stressing that medical services should be available throughout the event due to the chilly winter season.
The meeting was attended by key officials, including ADC Bhadarwah Dil Mir Choudhary, CEO BDA Bal Krishan, Assistant Director of Tourism Batote, District Sports Officer Doda, District Cultural Officer Doda, Tehsildar Bhadarwah, Exn PWD Bhadarwah, EO MCB, AEE Jal Shakti, AEE JKPDCl, and other important personalities. Their collective efforts aim to ensure the successful and enjoyable celebration of the winter carnival in Jai Valley, Guldanda, Gatha Park, and the New Bus Stand in Bhadarwah. The preparations are in full swing, promising a vibrant and memorable winter celebration for all attendees.