Surge in air traffic: Govt to augment ATF stock at Srinagar Airport

Surge in air traffic: Govt to augment ATF stock at Srinagar Airport
Photo: Jammu and Kashmir Information Department

Srinagar, July 13: The Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, reviewed stock position of Petroleum Products including ATF in the valley, here today.

Financial Commissioner (ACS), Home, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Commissioner Secretary, Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and IGP, Traffic, J&K, among others participated in the meeting.

Considering increase in the air traffic at the Srinagar International Airport as a sequel to busier tourist season this year, including the Hajj flights, the Chief Secretary observed that there is need to strengthen the stock position of the Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) to meet the rising demand. While reviewing the status, the Chief Secretary asked IGP Traffic to facilitate the exit of empty ATF trucks by 2 PM from Qazi Gund so that fresh ATF stocks could be brought back to the valley.

During the meeting, the Chief Secretary was also apprised about the stock position of other petroleum products including LPG, etc. It was informed that the stocks of all items are being maintained at desirable levels and are adequate.

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