DDC reviews dewatering measures

District Development Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, who is also holding the additional charge of Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) today reviewed measures undertaken for dewatering in waterlogged areas of Srinagar City.
DDC reviews dewatering measures
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District Development Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, who is also holding the additional charge of Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) today reviewed measures undertaken for dewatering in waterlogged areas of Srinagar City.

On the occasion, it was given out that SMC has deployed 23 Mobile dewatering pumps in waterlogged areas including Samanderbagh, Bakshi Stadium, Iqbalabad, Tatoo ground, Rathpora Barthana, Hajiabad Bemina, Kreshbal and Mahjoor Nagar (Rahim Bagh).

The meeting was also informed that Fire and Emergency Services Kashmir has also deployed Fire Tenders at Moominabad, Humhama and JVC Bemina for dewatering purposes.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner along with the officers of SMC, Drainage, Mechanical Engineering, Fire and Emergency Services Department visited Samanderbagh and other areas of City and inspected dewatering measures undertaken.

The District Development Commissioner directed officers to continue the dewatering process round the clock so that people do not face any difficulty. He also appealed the people to contact Control Room of Srinagar Municipal Corporation on phone number: 0194-2474499 and toll free no. 18001807038, in case of any problem with regard to dewatering.

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