Monday, 12 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The Chamoli District Administration is now gearing up for the upcoming Budget session of the State Assembly slated to commence at Bhararisain (Gairsain) from March 20. Chamoli district magistrate Ashish Joshi chaired a meeting at the Collectorate on Saturday with the district officers and reviewed progress report on necessary arrangements being made for the session. He directed the district officers to ensure fool- proof arrangements for the session which is likely to be a stormy one. Joshi said that the liaison officers were directed to collect all the information related to VIPs/ VVIPs after consulting their personal assistants. Nodal officers were directed to ensure that all the necessary arrangements like bed, furniture and others are made available in the allocated residences of the ministers, MLAs and state administrative senior officers during the Budget session. SDMs were directed to acquire guest houses, hotels based at Gairsain, Aadibadri, Karnprayag, Gouchar and areas along the border of neighbouring districts, he said, adding Peyjal Nigam officers have been directed to ensure potable drinking water by putting peyjal tankers at all these residences, helipad and other important places in Garisain. The Power Department officers were directed to ensure smooth power supply during the Budget session. Health department officers were directed to set up temporary heath centres at Bhararisain and ensure availability of necessary medicines and doctors at CHCs and PHCs there. In addition, requisition applications should be made for air ambulance and cardiac ambulance to the state administration. The direct civil and supply officer has been directed to ensure that stock of fuel is available at all the petrol pumps in the area. Besides, supply of cooking gas cylinders and food grains must be ensured. While reviewing security during theBudget session, DM directed the police officers to ensure deployment of adequate number of forces. Barricades should be put at important palaces. Fire tenders, water cannon, wireless sets and loudspeakers should be adequately deployed during the session. Traffic police should be deployed at important places in Bhararisain, Gairsain, Aadibadri and Simli while and the telecommunication department officers must ensure wi-fi and network at Vidhan Sabha Bhawan, secretariat, VIP residence, media cell and other important places.