GUWAHATI, Sept 26 - A meeting was held at the Guwahati Circuit House today under the chairmanship of Kamrup (Metro) Deputy Commissioner Dr M Angamuthu to take stock about preparations for the forthcoming India-Australia T-20 cricket match in the city.
The meeting decided that all approach roads to the Assam Cricket Association (ACA) Stadium, Barsapara, where the match to be played on October 10, will be completely restored and refurbished with proper road signals by October 1.
Proper barricading from the Bhupen Hazarika Path to Mora Bharalu near the stadium will be done and orders have been issued to PWD (Roads) to take necessary measures in this regard.
The work on the main road to the stadium is to be completed by October 1.
It also decided that a joint inspection will be carried out by the district administration, GMC and Police with regard to clearance of encroachments during construction of the road.
Dr Angamuthu directed that some electric poles which are obstructing the movement along the road to the stadium are to be replaced by October 3.
With a view to ensure electrical safety, audit of all the roads from National Highway 37 to the stadium and any other road approaching the stadium is to be undertaken.
Parking lots will be designated by the ACA and city police and submitted to the district administration and requisition of parking places will be done by the district administration.
GMC has been asked to ensure that all street lights in the area near the stadium are in proper shape. Besides, temporary illumination of the areas all around the stadium will be done.
The meeting also emphasized on proper disposal of garbage and on cleaning of all approach roads to the stadium well in advance of the date of the match.
A total of 500 additional labourers will be deployed from October 1 for cleaning the roads.
GMC also tasked with de-silting and cleaning of the stretch of the Mora Bharalu river near the stadium and to prepare a garbage disposal management plan.
Street vendors are to be removed temporarily from October 1 and till the match day from the areas located near the stadium.
The meeting also decided that the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), ACA, Fire and Emergency Services and NDRF will formulate a disaster management plan, medical plan and security plan.
The Joint Director of Health Services has been tasked to keep 300 beds as reserve in the GMCH and the MMCH and nearby hospitals for any kind of emergency. Sufficient quantity of blood, medicines and 108 ambulances are to be kept ready, today�s meeting decided.