Samoon reviews situation, availability of essential commodities


SRINAGAR:  Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon held a meeting of all Deputy Commissioners, Heads of Departments and District Officers through Video Conference to review the situation, availability of essential commodities and services being provided to the people of the Valley. All the Deputy Commissioners reported that no untoward incident occurred anywhere. All Hospitals, Sub-District Hospitals and Medical Institutes in Srinagar city are functional on 24×7 basis. No shortage of essential commodities and services have been reported from any corner of the Valley.

People are advised to contact Secretary, Regional Red Cross Society on his contact No’s. 2484258, 2473910 (Office), 9419002617, 9419478470(M) for assistance in case there is any seriously sick patient or transport of dead body from any Medical Institute and Hospital. In addition, public can avail services of different Ambulances, which are available with Health and Medical Education departments in different districts. Mobile tankers of PHE department are available to provide drinking water in view of prevailing circumstances.

For different service and supplies public may contact 9419002617and 2484258 for Red Cross. 2504802 for Medical College, 2405507 for SKIMS, 9419011681 and 2452052 for Health Services, Ration and Milk9419083627 and 9419000450 for CA&PD, 9419000493 for SMC, Poultry for 9419000326 for Animal Husbandry, Power 9419001131 PDD, Water9419009265 for PHE and LPG for 9419037165 HP and respective Deputy Commissioners 9419000295 for Srinagar, 9419180692 for Budgam,9419195653 for Baramulla, 9419430081 for Bandipora, 9419000744 for Anantnag, 9419941900 for Pulwama, 9419007837 for Kulgam 9419182750for Shopian, 9419000227 for Kupwara and 9419029533 for Ganderbal. So far as stocks of food grains in the Valley are concerned 24,000 metric tons of rice, 5000 metric tons of wheat, 2000 metric tons of sugar, 4896 kilolitres of kerosene oil and 2,75,000 cylinders of LPG are available in the Valley.

For last 24 hours Valley has received essential supplies from Jammu in 600 truck loads commodity wise which has crossed Zig Lower Munda towards Srinagar is Rice 469, Wheat 61, Sugar 31, Poultry 08, Sheep and Goat 15, Diesel Tanker 22, Kerosene Oil Tanker 21, Aero Fuel Tanker 13, LPG Tanker 05 and LPG Cylinder truck load 57. In total 2500 vehicles including 1500 LMVs and 1000 HMVs crossed Jawahar Tunnel towards Srinagar.

All the Deputy Commissioners have been advised to ensure the reopening of schools from Monday in the Valley besides authorities of various Banks including SBI, PNB and J&K Bank were enjoined to provide hassle free services to the consumers of the Valley. 

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