Srinagar Municipality Gets New Boss

SRINAGAR —  Peerzada Hafizullah Shah on Monday assumed the office as Commissioner, Srinagar Municipality Corporation (SMC).

After assuming the charge on Monday, Shah held an introductory meeting with all the senior and unit officers of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) at central office Karan Nagar here, a statement issued here said.

 “Besides reviewing various works and the related functioning new SMC Commissioner discussed the core issues of the Corporation which included street lighting, sanitation and other allied functions,” the statement said.

“The commissioner passed on directions that various steps need to be taken up for further improvement of solid waste management, drainage and sewerage system besides beautification of Srinagar city.”

It said during the course of meeting Haffizullah gave clear cut directions to all the ward officers and enforcement officers to conduct regular site visits and make sure that all the building activities are taken up as per sanctioned permissions and any deviation and encroachment should be dealt with under the course of law.

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