Crumbling of Jhelum embankment at Lasjan: Expedite restoration works; DC Srinagar directs officials

Concerned officers from I&FC, Geology & Mining, PHE, R&B and Revenue departments, accompanying the DC, informed about the status of ongoing works on reconstruction of damaged stretch of the embankment.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Feb 24 2018 1:13AM | Updated Date: Feb 24 2018 1:13AM
Crumbling of Jhelum embankment  at Lasjan: Expedite restoration works; DC Srinagar directs officialsFile Photo

Deputy Commissioner, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, today visited Lasjan to take stock of ongoing restoration works on the embankment of river Jhelum which caved in last month.

Concerned officers from I&FC, Geology & Mining, PHE, R&B and Revenue departments, accompanying the DC, informed about the status of ongoing works on reconstruction of damaged stretch of the embankment.

Dr Shah directed the concerned to ensure the damaged embankment is restored at the earliest. He reiterated the importance of a thorough assessment and understanding of the reasons that led to the caving in of the embankment in order to ensure incidents like this do not recur.

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