Snowfall: Srinagar Administration Issues Helpline Numbers

SRINAGAR — The Srinagar administration has issued helpline numbers for the information of the general public requiring assistance in view of the prevalent weather situation in the district.

The general public have been asked to contact the following numbers in case of eventualities: DC Office Srinagar 0194-2477033/2452182/9419042342/7051112345, R&B 0194-2313751/7006003383, Fire & Emergency Services 0194-2479488/101/9419251908, MED 0194-2497458/9596193550/9419059311, PDD 0194-2452001/9419008002/9419019634/9419033244, UEED 0194-2500444, SMC 0194-2474499/18001807038, PHE 0194-2452047/9596046111, Health 0194-2452498/9906540795/941900484, Drainage 9906621818, CAPD 0194-2455019, Police Control Room 0194-2452092/100 and Traffic Control Room 0194-2450022

Deputy Commissioner, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, said that response mechanism to deal with the situation having arisen from the inclement weather situation in the district has been fully activated and that all line departments including MED, PWD, PHE, SMC, PDD, UEED, Traffic and Health are on the ground in efforts to restore the affected services.

He said the concerned departments are under strict instructions to ensure swift snow-clearance and dewatering of all roads and lanes especially those leading to important installations like hospitals and receiving stations and that the Traffic department has been directed to ensure maximum police deployment for effective handling of traffic situation and movement in the City.

The DC said all the line departments have established control rooms for the convenience of the general public and all of them are under strict instructions to deploy adequate men and machinery on the ground and work in close coordination amongst themselves.

He said that Assistant Commissioner Revenue Srinagar and Sub Divisional Magistrates East and West have been designated as nodal officers to monitor the situation within their areas of jurisdiction.

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