Div Com Took stock of situation arises after snowfall
Filed Under: Media & Tech, World | Posted: 01/18/2013 at 5:38AM
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The Divisional Commissioner was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner,
Divisional Commissioner visited Power Control Room at Grid Station, Bemina and reviewed the situation of power supply in
The Chief Engineer Electric Maintenance, on the occasion informed the Divisional Commissioner that 40 percent of power supply has been restored in
On the occasion, the Chief Engineer Mechanical Engineering Kashmir, Shafat Ahmad Chishti apprised the Divisional Commissioner that mechanized snow clearance operation was started in the early morning of January 18, 2013 at about 3 a.m. throughout the entire Valley.
The Chief Engineer Mechanical Engineering said that 100 snow cutter machines were pressed into service and all the important inter district, inter town roads including the internal roads of cities and towns besides roads leading to important installations like Hospitals, PHE and PDD were cleared on priority before 7.30 a.m.
The Chief Engineer Mechanical Engineering said that the traffic on the major roads of the Valley moved unhindered and uninterrupted.
Dr. Samoon was also informed that 29 dewatering pump sets have been put into service by Irrigation Department in Srinagar city while as Municipal Corporation have also put their men and machinery to service for dewatering in low lying areas of Srinagar city.
Review supply position of essentials, the Divisional Commissioner was informed that buffer stock of ration, LPG and other eatables are available at different outlets of CA&PD.
On the occasion, Dr. Samoon directed officers to remain punctual in their offices and not to leave station without proper permission so that people do not face any inconvenience during the winter season. He also directed Disaster Management Committees to remain active for any eventuality and inform the concerned authorities at district and divisional administration.
The Divisional Commissioner also visited Dargah Hazratbal and took stock of the facilities being provided to the devotees during the auspicious days of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW).
Dr. Samoon was informed that 120 Safai Karmcharies have been deployed to ensure proper cleanliness in the Dargah Hazratbal area. He was informed that supply position in the area is quite satisfactory. He was also informed that three medical aid camps established in the area besides deployment of doctors.
The Divisional Commissioner also visited the Chatti Patshahi, Rainawari,