Administration report update

Working Progress

S.NO DEPARTMENT WORK TO BE DONE PRESENT STATUS
1 Municipality To augment the Water Supply facilities during the Mahamaham festival a) 3 infiltration well, 2 Nos. of 180 HP Pumpsets, and 1 No. of 100 HP Pumpset are erected. All works are completed. Trial run under progress.
b) Non-infrastructure works like engaging lorries & tanks for water supply on rental basis will be taken up during Mahamaham.
2 Municipality Drinking water chlorination to be made Presently, Liquid Sodium Hypo Chloride has been added with drinking water at the ratio of 30 Litres/MLD at Valayapettai Booster Station. The same procedure will be followed
3 Municipality Temporary water supply works Work is under progress. All the water supply works will be completed by 31.01.2016
4 Municipality Providing street lights Work is under progress.
5 Municipality Providing basic infrastructure facilities in all Municipal schools and buildings for staff accommodation Work is under progress.
6 Municipality Action Plan to be prepared for providing 7 Temporary Bus stands and Two wheeler & 4 wheeler parking lots 7 temporary bus stands and 9 parking lots indentified. This work will be taken up in January 2016 and would be completed by 31.01.2016.
7 Municipality Signages to provided in Tamil, English and Hindi for the pilgrims coming for Mahamaham Festival sign boards work is going on. This will be completed by 31.12.15.
8 Municipality Health and Sanitation related works Work is under progress.
9 Municipality Improvement of existing latrines Work is under progress.
10 Municipality Temporary Toilet facilities to be made 147 places were identified for providing Temporary Toilets. Work is under progress. This will be completed by 31.12.15.
11 Municipality Action Plan to be prepared to clear garbages then and there by engaging staffs and vehicles from nearby Municipalities. Work is under progress.
1 Food Safety Ensure the food safety measures during festival Work is under progress
2 Food Safety Finalizing the locations for Annadanam during Mahamaham in co-ordination with Police, Municipality, Revenue and Ped (C&M) Work is under progress.
1 HR&CE Ensuring the Kumbabishegams for 12 Saivat and 5 Vaishnav Temples which are related to Mahamaham 2016 before December 2015 In 17 temples Kumbabhishekam is completed.
2 HR&CE Repair and renovation works and performing Kumbabhishekams in 52 temples (non-theerthavari temples)
3 HR&CE Desilting of temple tanks and renovation works All the works will be done in time.
4 HR&CE Barricade arrangements to control the crowd in temples Work is under progress
5 HR&CE Installation of CCTV Cameras in 17 temples Work is under progress
6 HR&CE Deployment of Addl. Officers & Staff Work is under progress
7 HR&CE Swamy Theerthavari at Mahamaham Tank and Chakrapadithurai - routes to be finalized Tentative route plan has been prepared & submitted to Dist. Collector & SP. Will be finalized after conducting trial Run
8 HR&CE Water to be filled in Mahamaham & Potramarai Tank Water will be supplied by the Municipality from a borewell in Valayapettai.
9 HR&CE Co-ordinating with Police in all 17 temples for crowd management Work is under progress
10 HR&CE Providing Additional Archacars in all 17 Temples. Work is under progress
11 HR&CE Ensuring and informing Officials concerned about the Time Table of Holy Shrine to Theerthavaari and Mahamaham Tank before December 2015 Work is under progress
12 HR&CE Preparing Action plan with Police for Bandobust and crowd Management in all streets in which the Holy Shrine Procession on the day of Mahamaham Work is under progress
13 HR&CE Publishing Mahamaham malar 2016 with Saraswathi Mahal Work is under progress
1 Police Maintaining law and order Necessary action is being taken.
2 Police Providing Bandobust in all places Necessary action is being taken.
3 Police Crowd Control Management Necessary action is being taken.
4 Police To Insall CCTV camera's in all vulnurable places Necessary action is being taken.
1 Health Keeping Duty Doctors in all Hospitals PHCs & Special Camps Necessary action is being taken.
2 Health Keeping Duty Nurses in all hospitals, PHCs & Special Camps Necessary action is being taken.
3 Health Keeping Ambulance services ready Necessary action is being taken.
4 Health Co-ordinating Municipal Commissioner, Kumbakonam with protected Drinking water supply Necessary action is being taken.
5 Health To arrange additional Doctors, Nurses and Attenders from other district during the festival. Necessary action is being taken.
1 PWD (C&M) Ensuring stability of Yaga salai, Pandals, Surrounding buildings Necessary action is being taken.
2 PWD (C&M) Providing Temporary Casuarina Barricading arrangements work is under progress
3 PWD (C&M) Special Repair works to Mahamaham Kalaiarangam work is under progress
4 PWD (C&M) Special Repair works like Toilet blocks, bath arrangements in Govt. Schools to accommodate Police personnel work is under progress
5 PWD (C&M) Identifying unstable structures around Mahamaham Tank and in Entry, Exit routes work is under progress
6 PWD (C&M) Identifying unstable structures in crowd control shutter points work is under progress
1 TANGEDCO Providing uninterrupted power supply during Festival days Necessary action is being taken.
2 TANGEDCO Removing and replacing all wornout and damaged Electric Posts Entire work will be completed in time.
3 Providing U.G. Cable around Mahamaham Tank Entire work will be completed in time.
4 TANGEDCO Providing Electricity connection in all temporary Bus stands and Temporary Parking Stands Necessary action is being taken.
1 PWD (Electrical) 1)Ensuring stability certificate for all wire connections for street lights. Necessary action is being taken.
1 PWD (Tech. Edu.) Renovation of water supply and sanitary systems in the Govt. College (Auto) for accommodating Police Bundobust party Entire work will be completed in time.
2 PWD (Tech. Edu.) Renovation of water supply and sanitary systems in the Govt. Women’s for accommodating Police Bundobust party Entire work will be completed in time.
1 PWD (WRO) Removal of silt, slurry in Mahamaham tank and filling fresh river sand inside Mahamaham Tank Entire work will be completed in time.
2 PWD (WRO) Removal of silt, slurry and filling fresh river sand in Pottramarai Kulam and restoration of supply channel to feed water into Pottramarai Kulam Entire work will be completed in time.
3 PWD (WRO) Rehabilitating the head sluice of supply channel feeding water to Mahamaham tank, inlet & outlet of Mahamaham Tank Entire work will be completed in time.
4 PWD (WRO) Padithurai Works in Cauvery river at 20 locations Entire work will be completed in time.
5 PWD (WRO) Padithurai Works in Arasalaru river at 16 locations Entire work will be completed in time.
6 PWD (WRO) Temp. arrangements for dewatering and maintaining fresh water level in Mahamaham Tank & Pottramarai Tank Entire work will be completed in time.
1 TNSTC 1)Operating Special Buses in large Numbers during the festival and especially for differently abled. Operation plan prepared based on forward projections from pilgrims arrivals /departures of 2004 Mahamaham. 2800 Special buses will be operated.
2 TNSTC 2)Keeping spare Buses in the event of Urgency. Necessary action is being taken.
3 TNSTC 3)Providing Temporary Mechanical workshops in Temporary Bus stand. Necessary action is being taken.
4 TNSTC Shuttle system for transporting elderly / differently abled people from temp. bus stands to tank Route identified for shuttle system / Mini buses.
1 Regional Transport Coordinating Police in controlling traffic Necessary action is being taken.
2 Regional Transport Prepare and keep ready for an Action plan for operating private Buses Necessary action is being taken.
1 Railways To run special trains Proposed to run special trains between Mayiladuthurai and Thanjavur to handle additionally 60,000 passengers per day .
1 Tourism Providing Tourism Centre for Mahamaham and distributing pamphlets to the public Necessary action is being taken.
2 Tourism Distributing the information pamphlets to General Public & foreigners regarding the temples in and around Thanjavur. Necessary action is being taken.
3 Tourism Providing Tourist Guides who have knowledge of Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannadam besides English Necessary action is being taken.
1 Excise Allocation of Guest Houses and Rooms to VIPS as per protocol Necessary action is being taken.
2 Excise Preparing and Providing information about Hotels and lodges for general public Necessary action is being taken.
1 Fire Services 1)Providing human barricading with fire rescue staff around Mahamaham tank Necessary action is being taken.
2 Fire Services Keeping ready with required numbers of Fire Engineeers during Mahamaham Necessary action is being taken.
3 Fire Services Keeping rescue persons and officials from other district Necessary action is being taken.
1 Highways Ensuring the completion of the identified Road Works Work is in progress and scheduled to be completed before 31.12.2015.
1 Collegiate Education Preparing and submitting proposals to the Government for the preponed of Practical Exams for +1 and +2 Necessary action is being taken.
2 Collegiate Education Coordinating with Official concerned with the allotment of schools and colleges for accommodation of officials Necessary action is being taken.
1 District Supply Ensuring the all important Ration Commodities for Police Necessary action is being taken.
2 District Supply Ensuring the uninterrupted supply of Petrol and Diesel in all Bunks in Thanjavur District Necessary action is being taken.
3 District Supply Ensuring the Food in all Hotels with consultation of owners Necessary action is being taken.
1 BSNL Providing additional Mobile Towers to meet the large no. of pilgrims demand Action has been taken to augment the capacity of the 14 BSNL Cell sites to carry out maximum traffic in entry, exit routes & tank area.Installation of 3 Nos. of Mobile Cell Towers in Temp. bus stands Asoor, Chetti mandapam, Pazhavathankattalai.
1 Town Panchayat BT Road works in the following Town Panchayat limits Aduthurai Thirunageswaram Tiruppanandal Darasuram Papanasam Work is under progressTemp. Toilet works in the Town Panchayat limits to be done
2 Town Panchayat Temp. Toilet works in the Town Panchayat limits to be done Work is under progress

Committees

The State Government have constituted a High Level Committee at State Level with the composition of 22 Higher Officials to oversee and monitor the arrangements in connection with the ‘2016’ Mahamaham Festival at Kumbakonam town. The composition of Officials are detailed below

Sl No. Designation of Officials Capacity
1Chief Secretary to Government, Public Department, Chennai-9. Chairperson
2 Principal Secretary to Government, Finance Department, Chennai-9. Member
3 Principal Secretary to Government, Municipal Administration & Water Supply Department, Chennai-9. Member- convener
4 Additional Chief Secretary to Government, Tourism, Culture & Religious Endowments Department, Chennai-9. Member
5 Additional Chief Secretary to Government, Transport Department, Chennai-9. Member
6 Principal Secretary to Government, Public Works Department, Chennai-9. Member
7 Principal Secretary to Government, Highways & Minor Ports Department, Chennai-9. Member
8 Principal Secretary to Government, Environment & Forests Department, Chennai-9. Member
9 Principal Secretary to Government, Home, Prohibition & Excise Department, Chennai- 9. Member
10 Principal Secretary to Government, Co-operation, Food & Consumer Protection Department, Chennai-9. Member
11 Secretary to Government, Energy Department, Chennai-9. Member
12 2 Secretary to Government, Health & Family Welfare Department, Chennai-9. Member
13 Secretary to Government, Tamil Development & Information Department, Chennai-9. Member
14 Secretary to Government , Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department, Chennai-9. Member
15 Secretary to Government , Revenue Department, Chennai-9. Member
16 Director of Municipal Administration, Chennai-5 Member
17 Commissioner of Hindu Religious & Endowments, Chennai-6 Member
18 Director General of Police, Chennai-4. Member
19 Director of Fire & Rescue Services, Chennai-8. Member
20 District Collector, Thanjavur Member
21 Superintendent of Police, Thanjavur Member
22 General Manager, Southern Railways, Chennai-3 Member

The above Committee will oversee and monitor the arrangements initially once in a month and after 2 months, it will monitor the arrangements twice in a month (i.e. once in 15 days).

District Level Co-ordination Committee

The State Government have constituted the District Level Co-ordination Committee at District Level with the following 26 members for supervising and monitoring the works relating to the ensuing Mahamaham Festival, 2016 at Kumbakonam Town

Sl No Designation of Officials Capacity
1 The District Collector, Thanjavur. Chairperson
2 Superintendent of police, Thanjavur. Member
3 District Revenue Officer, Thanjavur. Member
4 Regional Director of Municipal Administration, Thanjavur. Member
5 Municipal Commissioner, Kumbakonam. Member Convener
6 Project Director, District Rural Development Agency, Thanjavur. Member
7 District Supply Officer, Thanjavur Member
8 Regional Transport Officer, Thanjavur Member
9 Divisional Fire Officer, Thanjavur Member
10 Joint Director of Health Services, Thanjavur Member
11 Deputy Director of Health Services, Thanjavur at Kumbakonam Member
12 Superintending Engineer, TANGEDCO, Thanjavur Member
13 Dean, Medical College & Hospital, Thajavur Member
14 Superintending Engineer, Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board (West), Thanjavur Member
15 Joint Commissioner, Hindu Religious & Endowments Department, Thanjavur. Member
16 Joint Commissioner, Hindu Religious & Endowments Department, Mayiladuthurai. Member
17 Divisional Engineer, Highways and Rural Works Department, Thanjavur Member
18 Executive Engineer, Public Works Department, Cauvery Division, Thanjavur Member
19 Assistant Director of Town Panchayats, Thanjavur. Member
20 Assistant Director of Panchayats, Thanjavur Member
21 District Environmental Engineer, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, Thanjavur Member
22 Revenue Divisional Officer, Kumbakonam. Member
23 Deputy Superintendent of Police, Kumbakonam Member
24 Regional Transport Manager, Tamil Nadu Transport Corporation Ltd., Kumbakonam Member
25 Executive Officer, Sri Kumbeshwarer Temple, Kumbakonam Member
26 Executive Officer, Sri Sarangapaani Temple, Kumbakonam Member
State Level Committee
District Level Committee
Sub Committee

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