Full dress rehearsal for Republic Day held in Ganderbal
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GANDERBAL: Full dress rehearsal was held in the district Ganderbal in connection with the forthcoming Republic-day.
Additional District Development Commissioner, Ganderbal Pir Muzafar Ahmad unfurled the tricolor, took the salute at the march-past, inspected the parade and expressed satisfaction over the arrangements made by various departments for the hassle free celebration of the national event at Qamaria Ground here today.
The march-past was presented by the contingents of JKP, JKAP, CRPF, SSB and Home Guard, besides, colorful cultural items and theme based skits as a part of the full-dress rehearsal were presented by School children.
The ADDC interacted with contingents and appreciated their preparations for the event.
In his address, ADDC lauded the importance of Republic-Day celebration and highlighted the various developmental activities registered by different departments in the district adding that it is an endeavor of the district administration to facilitate all- round and equal development in the district along with tourism, sports and other fields.
In his speech the ADDC said that in the overall ranking of the first ever District Good Governance Index held recently, district Ganderbal has emerged at the 6th position for which ADDC lauded all the departments for their commitment and hard working.
Highlighting the achievements registered under various centrally sponsored schemes in the district, the ADDC said that about 1,60,000 Health Cards are distributed among the general public and thousands are also benefited.
He also highlighted the mitigation efforts put forth by the district administration with regard to containment of COVID-19 pandemic in the district. The ADDC said that 100% first dose Covid vaccination for 15-18 year is also achieved in the district and appealed the general public to follow prescribed guidelines and other SOPs religiously so that looming threat of Covid-19 3rd wave is mitigated.
The event was witnessed by ADC, Ganderbal Farooq Ahma Baba, ASP Ganderbal, Feroz Yahya, ACR Ganderbal, DYSP Head Quarter besides various other civil and police officers.