Mayor of Srinagar Junaid Azim Mattu along with SMC officers toured several areas of uptown and old city to take up on-spot inspection of the administration’s snow-clearance drive.
Mattu passed on directions to the concerned to clear the snow from religious places including Hazratbal, Khanyar, Naqshband Sahab, Makhdoom Sahab, Chatti Padshai and other Gurudwaras, Masjids and Imam Baras and shrines.
He also reviewed snow clearance from vital roads, link roads, hospitals, places of worship, city center and major markets. Besides snow clearance, Mattu also reviewed the city drainage preparation to deal with water-logging in low-lying areas and trouble spots. He instructed the officials to be on high alert and check water logging. Mattu was informed that SMC had successfully cleared snow off the roads on all important stretches running through the city and connecting important destinations with a special focus on the roads leading to hospitals, religious places and government offices.