DDC convenes meeting
Srinagar, Apr 3: Meanwhile District Development Commissioner Srinagar, Farooq Ahmed Shah chaired a high level meeting to review dewatering in the south City areas where focus remained on waterlogging in Hamdaniya Colony Bemina and Rawal Pora areas.
Officials said the DDC directed the Srinagar Municipal Corporation and other concerned agencies to start immediate dewatering.
With regard to Rawal Pora, the DDC observed that the Fire and Emergency Services Department would provide additional support to dewater the area. He also directed the R&B officials to raise the Rawal Pora road level on stretches which witness inundation.
When contacted the DDC said the government was working on two pronged strategy to tackle waterlogging.
”One is the short term plan aimed at immediate dewatering and the other is a long term of developing a full fledged drainage system in these areas,” the DDC said.
Lastupdate on : Wed, 3 Apr 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 3 Apr 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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