Hyderabad: Chief Secretary SK Joshi today directed officials of various departments to make fool-proof arrangements for the Independence Day celebrations scheduled to be held on August 15 at the Golconda fort.
The CS held a review meeting on the issue with the officials of all the departments at the Secretariat. Speaking on the occasion, Joshi told the officials that arrangements should be made in the same manner as the arrangements of the last year. He said the CM would first pay tributes to martyrs of the country at the Parade grounds and Telangana memorial before proceeding to the Golconda fort to hoist the national flag. He asked the officials to make special arrangements in view of the wet spell.
Special Principal Secretaries Ajay Mishra, Adhar Sinha, GHMC Commissioner Dana Kishore, DGP Mahendar Reddy, City Police Commissioner Anajani Kumar, Additional DG Jithendar, Education Secretary Janardhan Reddy, Tourism & Culture Department secretary B Venkatesham, Hyderabad District Collector Manik Raj, Protocol Director Arvinder Singh, Commissioner of Education department Vijay Kumar, Raj Bhavan Liaison officer Vidhyasagar, Tourism Managing Director Dinakar Babu, Gurukul Educational Institutions secretary Praveen Kumar, TSSPDCL CMD Raghuma Reddy, Additional Director of Information Department Nagaiah Kamble, CIE Kishore Babu and others were present.