'Strengthen embankments from Shivpora to Batwara'

Chief Engineer Irrigation and Flood Control department Arun Kumar Sharma on Tuesday toured Shivpora area and gave on-spot directions to officials to strengthen the bunds right from Batwara area to Shivpora.

Sharma while inspecting the bunds and works undertaken by the department to prevent flood said that adequate funds have been provided to strengthen them.

Interacting with locals, Sharma assured the residents that Flood Control department is taking all measures to mitigate their concerns about strengthening of embankments on Jhelum.

The residents thanked chief engineer for inspecting the bunds and directing officials to address issues of concern.