‘Sufficient stocks available in Valley’
Supply position reviewed
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Feb 7: Minister for Revenue and Rehabilitation,Raman Bhalla today convened meeting of the divisional officers immediately after reaching Srinagar in the winter secretariat and reviewed the availability of the essential commodities like Ration, Sugar, Flour, K-Oil and domestic gas besides, he also discussed the steps taken by the Divisional Authority for removing of snow from the roads, providing supply of electricity, potable water, availability of medicines in the hospitals and installations of dewater pumps in the Srinagar City.
The meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioner, Dr. Asgar Samoon, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, M.A Kakroo, Chief Engineer UEED, SE PDD, Director CA&PD, Commissioner, SMC and other senior civil officer were present there.
On the occasion, Bhalla was informed that presently the stock of 24674 tons of rice, 2908 tons of wheat and 1677 tons of Sugar is available with the CAPD godowns and there no is need to be panic. He said hundred trucks with essential items like ration, sugar, k-oil, domestic gas, poultry are coming daily from Jammu to Srinagar and there is sufficient availability of stock dumped in the valley.
On this occasion, the Divisional Commissioner on the directions of Revenue Minister announced Rs. One lakh in favour of the families of the victims under NCRF, who died with snow avalanche at Kargil and landslides in Gurez. Samoon also informed the Minister that presently 75 pumps have been pressed into service for drain out the water from the roads. He further informed that there is no dearth of essential commodities and the supply position of k-oil and domestic gas is total stable.
Meanwhile the Minister also got the feedback from the Divisional Commissioner about the construction of the flats for Kashmir Pandit Migrants. Samoon informed the Minister the construction in under progress and be completed in stipulated time.
On this occasion, the Divisional Commissioner also informed the Minister about the direction being given by him to the Revenue Officers about removing the encroachments for the Kasi-Charai behind early settlement of various cases under Roshini Act.
Meanwhile, the Chief Engineer, UEED informed the Minister that the department is taking an ambitious dewatering project in hand to drain out the dirty water from down town to river Jhelum.
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