New Delhi: The Delhi Government on Friday
directed concerned agencies to make arrangements for pilgrims
who will be staying at transit camp here to attend the annual
Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti at Ajmer.
The pilgrims stay in Delhi for a couple of days before
they depart for Ajmer Sharif to take part in the annual Urs.
At a meeting, Delhi Revenue Minister AK Walia directed
concerned agencies to do the needful to ensure comfortable
stay of pilgrims at the camp to be set up in Burari area of
Delhi Food and Supplies Minister Haroon Yusuf, Chairman
of Delhi Urs Committee Salauddin and Divisional Commissioner
Dharmendra were also present in the meeting.
Senior officials from the departments of Revenue, Delhi
Jal Board, MCD, Food and Supplies department, MTNL, Delhi Fire
Service, Northern Railway, Home Guard, DTC, Health Services,
NDPL and Delhi Walk Board were present in the meeting.
The camp will commence on May 28 but it will be formally
inaugurated on May 30.
Walia instructed the agencies to put up adequate number
of tents, construct dry toilets, improve the drainage facility
in the area and strengthen roads around the camp.
He said proper health facilities including an eight
bedded dispensary will be set up in the area to provide health
care to the devotees.
The Minister told DJB to make adequate water supply
arrangement in the camp while MTNL has been asked to put up
STD/local phone booths. A computerised railway reservation
centre will also be set up in the camp complex.
Walia said Rajasthan Roadways will make available buses
for the journey of the devotees to Ajmer.