Historic Moungri Mela from May 14, arrangements finalised



UDHAMPUR: The arrangements for the smooth conduct of 3 day historic Annual Shiv- Parvati Shrine (Moungri) mela commencing from May 14, 2022, at Sar Dabber in Tehsil Moungri of district Udhampur were on Saturday finalized here at a joint meeting of District Officers and representatives of the Shrine Management Committee. The meeting was chaired by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Syed Khan.
Discussions were held on the arrangements related to maintenance of road, Security, Sanitation, Health care, Transport, Drinking water and power supply, checking of market rates, Ration supply, Cultural programme and holding of sports events etc.
Speaking at the meeting, the ADC directed the concerned officers to ensure all arrangements pertaining to their respective departments were made well in advance and in an effective manner leaving no scope of any complaint from any quarter.
President J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association, Shiv Kumar Sharma apprised the meeting that a wrestling competition will also be organized on the first day (May 14, 2022) of the mela, which is one of the main attractions of the 3-day event.
During the mela days, different government departments would put up their stalls to showcase their schemes. It was also decided that the Youth Services & Sports, in coordination with the Education department, would organize cultural programmes and sports events at the venue. The meeting was attended by Chief Education Officer, Arvin Kumar Koul; Executive Engineer, Jal Shakti, Taj Choudhary; Executive Engineers, PYMGSY, PDD & PWD, Tehsildar, Moungri, Executive Officer, Municipal Council Udhampur, Chairman Lord Shiv-Parvati Caves Shrines Development Board, Swatanter Dev Kotwal, Sarpanch, Hans Raj who is also President of the Lord Shiva-Parvati Caves Shrine Development Board, prominent citizens and the officers of different department attended the meeting.