SRINAGAR The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has directed the officers to prevent the bids by residents to encroach on the government property.
The directive was issued by SMC Commissioner, Peerzada Hafizullah Shah, on Saturday as he took stock of sanitation and drainage works in the city.
The Commissioner also sought inputs from the SMC officials on the ongoing anti-encroachment drives being carried out in parts of Srinagar.
The Commissioner directed the anti-encroachment team of the SMC to speed up measures to clear the encroached pedestrian pathways in the city.
Commissioner also visited the shrine of saint Makhdoom Sahib near Nowhatta and passed directions on sanitation measures in the wake of ongoing Urs at the shrine. He also reviewed the steps taken by the SMC in this direction.
He also assessed the ongoing projects under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) in Srinagars Shivpora and Indira Nagar and directed the SMC officials to expedite the work and meet the deadline.
The SMC Commissioner also passed order to designate a fresh parking lot near Khalsa School, Magarmal, which will benefit local shopkeepers. He also passed direction to undertake sanitation measures in the area.
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