DC reviews management of Shrines in Kathua

DC reviews management of Shrines in Kathua

KATHUA SEPTEMBER 04: Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Raghav Langer, today convened a meeting with the concerned officers and committee members of various Shrines of the district.

Committee members of Khwaja Peer Varun Devta Shrine, Billawar; Jasrota Sanatan Sabha and Jasrota Kali Mata Shrine beside Airwan Temple Management discussed several issues with the DC and sought early redressal of the same.

The management committee of Khwaja Peer Varun Devta Shrine, Billawar discussed issues related to improving pilgrim amenities at the shrine viz. constructing new building, cooking shed and other facilities.

Jasrota Sanatan Sabha and Temple Committee members demanded fresh election for both the committees to give fresh impetus to development around the shrine area.

Airwan Temple Management Committee members raised the issue of management of Temple donations and maintaining proper bank account besides fresh elections for management committee.

DC listened to their issues and advised them to register/renew the management committees of these Shrines and get regular financial audit of their bank accounts. He further stressed on installing IP Cameras for surveillance around the Shrines.

For conducting fresh elections, DC suggested the committee members to prepare and submit a proposal for election and submit it to the DC Office.

Regarding Airwan Temple, DC directed Tehsildar, Nagri to resolve the issue of donation box and deposit the money in the concerned bank account.

Tehsildar Nagri was further directed to conduct fresh elections for framing new committee.

Among others ADC, Ghanshyam Singh, ACR, Devinder Paul, ADC Billawar, Joginder Singh Rai, DTO, Nagesh Jamwal, Tehsildar HQ. Asstt. , Tehsildar Nagri and other concerned officers were present on the occasion.