Jammu: “A decision has been taken to hoist the National Flag on all govt. buildings in Jammu & Kashmir”, by The Union Territory administration headed by Lt-Governor Manoj Sinha.
According to a press release issued by the Department of Information and Public Relations, “a decision has been taken to hoist the National Flag on all government buildings in Jammu & Kashmir”.
“The necessary instructions were issued by the Lt-Governor Manoj Sinha himself while chairing a high level meeting with the Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police through video conferencing here at civil secretariat late Thursday evening”.
As per a communiqué by the Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, the Deputy Commissioners/Divisional Heads of various Departments of Jammu Division have been asked to ensure strict compliance of the directions of the Lieutenant Governor, J&K, as per the provisions of Flag Code of India within next fifteen days, under intimation to the Div. com office.
In Kashmir valley, Deputy Commissioner Anantnag Dr. Piyush Singla too issued a circular for hoisting of National Flag on all government buildings and offices across the district.
“It has been impressed upon all district, sectoral, tehsil and block level officers to comply with the directions therein and ensure that the National Flag is flown on all Government buildings within a period of 15 days. The district heads have further been instructed to submit the progress report on a daily basis in this regard”, stated a press statement issued by the office of Deputy Commissioner Anantnag.
Earlier, the school education department in J&K had directed all the heads of the institutions to adopt “grey and white colour scheme” for government school buildings besides installing “a signboard of standard design with tricolour of national flag in the background”. The heads of the institutions have been also instructed to mention all the details of the school on the signboard. April 30, 2021 has been set as the final deadline to complete the project.
The Lt Governor, while reviewing the activities under the “Azaadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’, also asked the district officers to identify people from their areas who have played an important role in the freedom struggle and felicitate them in the ongoing celebrations.