VIJAYAWADA: The temple city of Tirupati will host the 29th Southern Zonal Council assembly on March 4. The assembly, to be chaired by Union Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah, shall be attended by chief ministers of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Pudduchery—the member states—and Lieutenant Governors of Andaman Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands, that are particular invitees. Around 90-100 senior officers together with chief secretaries, authorities advisors and heads of varied departments shall be attending the assembly, thought-about essential for chalking out the longer term course of growth of the southern Indian states.
Taking inventory of the preparations being made in Tirupati for the assembly, Chief Secretary Aditya Nath Das directed Chittoor district collector, Tirupati Municipal Commissioner and Tirupati Urban Superintendent of Police to finalise the venue and lodging for the visiting chief ministers, lieutenant governors and better officers.
The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) was directed to make preparations for offering darshan on the Tirumala temple to the visiting dignitaries. Officials have been requested to make preparations on the predominant assembly venue and engaging welcome banners on the predominant entrance. Further, they have been directed to take steps for beautification of the venue and the temple city.
The Information and Public Relations division was directed to supply audio and video protection of all the assembly and submit the identical to the Zonal Council Secretariat, in order that the ultimate proceedings may be ready. He additionally wished the knowledge on the assembly together with photographs and movies of the occasion to be supplied to the media on occasion.
IT division officers have been requested to make preparations for prime velocity web services together with WiFi and LAN services, numerous laptops and huge dimension LED screens. The Chief Secretary requested the police division to make elaboraw te safety preparations given the massive variety of VIPs visiting the temple city to attend the assembly. Protocol division officers have been instructed to make sure that there are not any lapses in the preparations. Health officers will organize Covid testing kits, masks and sanitisers.
“Every department should have a liaison officer to coordinate with Chittoor district officials and state-level senior officials,” he stated. Secretary (State Reorganisation Commission) L Premchandra Reddy, further DGP Ravi Shankar Ayannar, principal secretary (Transport) MT Krishna Babu, residence secretary Kumar Viswajeet, Assembly secretary Balakrishnamacharyulu, officers of IT, protocol, I&PR attended the assembly. Chittoor district collector, Tirupati Municipal Commissioner and Tirupati city SP attended the assembly via video convention.
Union Home Minister to chair assembly
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will chair the assembly in Tirupati. The meet is taken into account essential for chalking out the longer term course of growth of the southern Indian states