INCLEMENT WEATHER FORECAST: "Govt prepared to meet any kind of exigency"

INCLEMENT WEATHER FORECAST: ''Govt prepared to meet any kind of exigency''

Div Com tours Srinagar

In view of heavy snowfall, the divisional commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today conducted extensive city tour to review on ground the preparations made for snow clearance, availability of essential commodities and other important services.

He toured Jehangir Chowk, Budshah Chowk, Lal Chowk, M.A. Road, Poloview, Dalgate, Sonwar, TRC, Dalgate, Sonwar, TRC, Abdullah Bridge, Raj Bagh, Jawahar Nagar, Solina, Rambagh, Barzullah, New Secretariat Road and other areas to inspect snow clearance from main and interior roads.

SMC and Mechanical Engineering Department (MED) officers informed the Div Com that all the men and machinery have been put on high alert in the capital city and the snow clearance operations were started during the night on war footing basis and all roads were through before the morning.  

Khan directed them to work with utmost dedication and synergy to meet any exigency during winters. 

The divisional commissioner stressed upon all concerned departments to be prepared and keep their men and machinery in ready mode to tackle any situation arising due to inclement weather conditions and ensure prompt restoration.

Later, the divisional commissioner paid a surprise visit to G.B. Pant Hospital Sonwar, Bone & Joint Hospital and other city hospitals and took stock of the Medicare, Sanitation, Heating arrangements and other related facilities available for the patients.

The divisional commissioner called upon all the hospital administrators, doctors and para-medical staff to put in extra efforts to provide best services to the patients.

He said that due to the inclement weather conditions, government has made zone and location wise action and management plan across the valley to prevent interruption in services due to the bad weather. Zonal teams from concerned departments have been constituted to meet any exigency during the inclement weather period. Divisional Commissioner reiterated that administration is fully geared up and prepared to meet any kind of exigency.