Provide shelter to homeless: CM Khattar

Jan 04, 2018 19:03 | Haryana

Chandigarh, Jan 4 – The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, today directed the deputy commissioners to personally ensure that no person, whether homeless or otherwise, sleeps in the open or on the road in view of the prevailing cold conditions in the state.

            All deputy commissioners must ensure that roads and open areas in their district are closely inspected by senior officers during the night with immediate effect. The inspecting officers should carry with them sufficient number of blankets to make sure that during the process of shifting every such person to the nearest night shelter; he or she is adequately protected against the cold, he said.

            Mr Manohar Lal also directed them to ensure that all night shelters were in perfect order. Apart from this, they should keep local MLAs and Ministers informed of these steps, and seek their guidance, support and participation. The Deputy Commissioner, Panipat, has been told to assist other DCs who may approach him for ensuring immediate availability of adequate number of blankets.