Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has dedicated a mobile app to give information about Simhasth-2016 to be held at Ujjain from April 22 to May 21. Information about dates of holy baths, Ujjain and Simhasth are available on the mobile app along with information about hotels, lodges, religious places, emergency services, etc.
To ensure the success and security of great religious congregation Simhasth Mahakumbh, the State Government is making elaborate arrangements and large-scale preparations.
The Chief Minister also flagged off e-rickshaws to be plied in Ujjain city in view of Green Simhasth. On district administration’s initiative, so far 457 cases have been referred to banks under Mukhyamantri Swarozgar Yojana. Of these, 115 e-rickshaws have been distributed. The Chief Minister drove an e-rickshaw for some distance after flagging off of the vehicles.
Monitoring of Simhasth-2016 Mela area will be undertaken from ultra modern control room. The four-storey well-equipped new building has chambers of police officers on the ground floor, along with Simhasth Mela Wing, IT and Women’s Cell. Meeting and video-conferencing hall is on the first floor, CCTVs, wireless equipments and Dial-100 Scheme arrangements on the second floor.
Over 500 CCTV cameras are being installed in Mela area, which will be monitored from this building. The fourth floor has rooms for officers of police, forensic and finger print department and bomb defusal team’s officers.