Admin reviews snow clearance, stock position

Greater Kashmir

The Deputy Commissioner enjoined upon the Mechanical Engineering and PWD authorities to clear the snow from all roads in Srinagar district.

Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone Tuesday convened a meeting of Engineering Departments and District Officers to review the snow clearance  measures, an official handout said.        

The meeting was attended by the Superintending Engineers of R&B, PDD, PHE, Director Metrology, Executive Engineer Mechanical Engineering Division, Assistant Commissioner Nazool, Deputy Director Fire and Emergency Services, Deputy Director CA&PD, officers of Srinagar Municipal Corporation and District Officers.

“The Deputy Commissioner enjoined upon the Mechanical Engineering and PWD authorities to clear the snow from all roads in Srinagar district. He also directed the Fire and Emergency Services and PHE departments to press into service the dewatering pumps in all low lying areas. He also directed the Srinagar Municipal Corporation to gear up its men and machinery for removal of snow in the streets,” the handout said.

Lone while reviewing the stock and supply position of food grains and other essential commodities including LPG asked the CA&PD to ensure smooth supply of essential commodities like rice, sugar, atta, k-oil, LPG in the district.