Additional Joint Collector Y. Narasimha Rao directed officials to make arrangements for conduct of annual ‘Margasira masotsavam’ in a grand manner. The annual celebrations will begin on December 14.

Presiding over the coordination committee meeting held on Thursday, he said care should be taken to ensure devotees were not inconvenienced in view of the rush.

He appealed to the APSRTC to operate special buses during the festival.

The festival will conclude on January 11, 2013.