Schools closed in Kashmir,University examinations postponed due to heavy snowfall
Filed Under: Media & Tech, World | Posted: 12/30/2010 at 5:22AM
Comments | Region: India
According to this decision the classes from 9th to 12th in all high and Higher Secondary schools shall cease to function till further orders in this connection.
The Minister for Education, Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed, has directed the education authorities to make it sure that no school staff, including the heads of the institutions leaves the station without the prior permission from superiors.
Due to heavy snowfall in the valley, all the
Srinagar-Jammu NHW closed for Traffic due to snow fall. Around 100 vehicles stranded near Tunnel. Passengers shifted to safe locations by District Administration Anantnag and Banihal (Ramban).
Divisional Commissioner Kashmir deputed Deputy Commissioner Anantnag to personally monitor the movement of stranded vehicles. 50 vehicles stranded outside Jawahar Tunnel, 20-25 vehicles stranded near lower Munda, 75 vehicles stranded inside Tunnel. These include around 20 Light Motor Vehicles. The stranded passengers were provided with biscuits and eatables by District Administration, Anantnag. Movement of vehicles started and it is expected that the road will be cleared by evening.
Around 50 vehicles stranded at Kawnar on Gulmarg-Tangmarg (G-T) road. CEO GDA, Asstt Director Tourism Gulmarg, SHO Tangmarg, SHO Gulmarg and Engineers of MED and R&B cleared the G-T road and stranded vehicles are being cleared.
Snow clearance machine deployed for Kokernag-Larnoo road.
Three snow clearance machines deployed in Ganderbal district on Ganderbal-Kulan- Baba Nagri –Sumbal- Garind, Ganderbal- local, Ganderbal-Gutlibagh sectors