DDC Sgr Visits Waterlogged Areas Of Srinagar City

SRINAGAR: District Develop­ment Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, who is also holding the additional charge of Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Saturday, 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, Tattoo ground, Rath­pora Barthana, Hajiabad Bemi­na, Kreshbal and Mehjoor 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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