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    Published On : Fri, Oct 16th, 2015

    Mayor, top NMC officials review arrangements for Dhammachakra Pravartan Din at Deekshabhoomi

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    Nagpur: In view of upcoming Dhammachakra Pravartan Din to be celebrated on Thursday, Ocober 22, 2015, Mayor Pravin Datke, MLC Prof Anil Sole and Municipal Commissioner Shravan Hardikar visited Deekshabhoomi and reviewed arrangements to be made for lakhs and lakhs of devotees who will visit here on that day.

    At the outset, the Mayor and other officials visited the main function place as well as Mata Kacheri, ITI, Blind School and Shradhanandpeth Road and reviewed various arrangements to be provided to devotees. The NMC has planned to set up 780 temporary toilets in ITI and Blaind School premises. Similarly, 100 bathrooms and urinals will be constructed. A massive pandal will be erected in front of ITI for temporary boarding of devotees. Water Works Department has decided to provide 24 hour drinking water and deploy water tankers around four sides of the Deekshabhoomi. 200 temporary water connections will be provided at various places.

    Electricity: The Executive Engineer (Electricity) Sanjay Jaiswal was directed by Mayor to repair entire streetlights around Deekshabhoomi and install generators to deal with any exigency. A number CCTV cameras are to be installed at the main function area and at all vintage points surrounding the monument.

    Cleanliness:  The Health Department was asked to undertake cleaning at all the places where devotees would visit. Dustbins, containers, waste boxes are to be placed majority of the areas. Water will be made easily available for devotees using toilets, bathrooms and at other places. The eatery vendors, tea stalls have been asked to drop plastic plates, glasses and other garbage at specified places. Entire area is to be sprayed with insecticide to control outbreak of major diseases. The shrubs, wild grass and other are to be removed and the ground leveled so that devotees find it clean for resting and sleeping.

    Fire Brigade:  Two fire tenders will be stationed in Deekshabhoomi premises and fire service vehicles will be parked at all four sides of the monument to deal with any exigency.

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    Control Room:
    A conrol room will be set up near Annabhau Sathe statue and the zone engineers, officials and other employees will be deployed there by turns for providing services to devotees.

    The Municipal Commissioner Hardikar said that NMC will give 24-hour service at the food distribution places for maintaining cleanliness. Moreover, Laxminagar, Dharampeth, Dhantoli Zones will supervise the NMC services and all the Assistant Commissioners of Zones will be deployed on duty, said Hardikar.

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