State Government Readies for Ayodhya's Kartik Snan Mela and Parikrama with Healthcare and Cleanliness Initiatives.
Following the successful Deepotsav 2023 celebrations in Ayodhya, the state government is actively preparing for the influx of devotees from across the country for the upcoming Kartik Snan Mela, 14 Kosi Parikrama, and Panchkosi Parikrama of Ayodhya.
In an effort to enhance health services for the devotees, significant preparations have been initiated. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sanjay Jain has been appointed as the Deputy Chief Medical Officer, while Dr. Ram Mani Shukla is designated as the in-charge of the fair, responsible for overseeing health services and cleanliness programs throughout the event.
The health department has reserved beds in three major hospitals in the district, including 20 beds each in the medical college and district hospital and 10 beds in Shri Ram Hospital, to cater to the health needs of the devotees attending the Kartik Mela. Additionally, 15 temporary medical camps will be set up at various locations.
To address potential emergencies, ambulances will be stationed at 10 locations within the fair area, ensuring prompt response and medical assistance. These locations include Pakka Ghat, Bandha Tiraha, Control Room, Saket Petrol Pump, Nageshwar Nath, Hanuman Garhi, Kanak Bhavan, Ram Janmabhoomi, Ayodhya Dham Railway Station, and Booth Number 4.
A robust cleanliness plan is also in place, with regular fogging and anti-larva spraying scheduled in the municipal corporation area. This initiative will be conducted daily from six to eight in the morning, starting two days before the commencement of the Parikrama, Kartik Purnima Mela, and continuing until two days after its conclusion .
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sanjay Jain shared that a dedicated team of 54 medical officers, one female medical officer, 54 pharmacists, 54 fourth-grade employees, four supervisors, and approximately 250 sanitation workers have been appointed to ensure the smooth execution of the 14 Kosi and Panch Kosi Parikrama of Ayodhya.