Yadadri-Bhongir: District Collector Anitha Ramachandran on Wednesday directed the officials to take measures to ensure that drinking water, electricity supply and sanitation problems do not crop up during the month of Ramzan festival.
She was speaking at a Peace Committee meeting which was conducted at the district Collectorate. Reminding that Muslims would take up fasting, she asked the members of the Peace Committee to bring the issues, if any, to the notice of the district administration.
She also informed that proposal would be sent to the State government for setting up of Eidgha in five acres of land at Bhongir. Deputy Commissioner of Police Ramachandra Reddy asked people not to believe in any rumours which would harm the communal hormone during Ramzan festival. The police will take up necessary security arrangements at the selected places, he added.
Joint Collector G Ravi said that officials of electricity, minorities welfare and health departments should work in coordination in making arrangements for Ramzan festival. As per the guidelines of the government, gift packs would be distributed to the minorities during Ramzan month.
The members of the peace committee were also asked the officials to supply five kgs of sugar and wheat to the minorities as a festival quota. In addition to this, refilled LPG Cylinders would be supplied to them immediately after booking. Municipal councillors should be involved in the selection of beneficiaries for the gift pack, they asked.
District Revenue Officer R Mahender Reddy, District Minorities Officer Satyanarayana, Bhongir Municipal Commissioner Venugopal Reddy and officials of different departments also attended the Peace Committee meeting.