SMC's 72 dewatering pumps operational

Dr Qasba conducts inspection


Srinagar, Jan 20: Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Dr GN Qasba on Sunday directed the concerned officers to expedite works including sanitation and dewatering of the summer capital in view of snowfall.   
 Chairing a meeting of officers of various wings including municipal officers of the SMC, Dr Qasba  reviewed status of sanitation and dewatering in the City.
 A spokesperson of SMC said during the meeting was informed that 72 permanent dewatering stations with 175 electric driven pumps are functional round-the-clock for dewatering of Srinagar.
 On the occasion, Dr Qasba also discussed other issues including Food safety and building permissions. He directed the SMC’s Health wing to ensure regular market checks and lifting of at least 200 food samples by the end of this month.
 Dr Qasba also directed the Chief Sanitation Officer to upgrade sanitation with the installation of more trash guards. He also directed executive engineers of the right and Left River works to personally monitor sanitation of various lanes and by lanes undertaken by them.
 The Enforcement wing was directed to keep a tight vigil on the violations coming up anywhere in the city and further instructed the planning wing to expedite with the issuance of pending building permissions.
 Meanwhile, Dr Qasba also visited various dewatering pump stations in the city including Court road, Maisuma, Lal Mandi, Jawahar Nagar, Bakshi

Lastupdate on : Sun, 20 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 20 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 21 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST

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