SAGAR TOURS SIEGED CITY
Assures uninterrupted power supply, availability of essentials, sanitation
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 3: The Minister for Rural Development, Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Ali Muhammad Sagar Saturday toured Srinagar, the City under siege and curfew for over a week. He asked the Srinagarites to help government in bringing back normalcy.
An official handout said the minister accompanied by the Minister of State for Power, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Shabir Ahmed Khan and senior officers of District Administration, and various departments like CAPD, Municipality, Power, PHE conducted an extensive tour of the City.
“The areas visited include Kholipora, Nowapora,Khanyar, Dalgate, Jawahir Nagar, Akhrajpora, Rajbagh and Lal Mandi,” the handout said.
The Minister inspected various ration depots in the Shahr-e-Khaas and civil lines areas.
While interacting with the people, the Minister told them that the necessary instructions have been passed to the officers of CAPD to ensure that adequate supply of food grains, Atta and sugar be made available to the consumers.
Sagar also inspected various Receiving Stations of PDD and directed the concerned to provide uninterrupted supply of power to the consumers. He said strict action would be initiated against the earning officers.
The Minister directed the Srinagar Municipal Corporation authorities to ensure the sanitation in the City and asked them to deploy garbage disposal vehicles round the clock so that all the garbage dumps across the summer capital be cleared at the earliest.
“While interacting with the people, the Minister appealed them to contribute their part in restoring the normalcy,” the handout said.
Sagar said “The Government is abreast with the problems confronting people and necessary instructions have already been passed to different departments to ensure that the people do not suffer.”
Lastupdate on : Sat, 3 Jul 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 3 Jul 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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