Srinagar: In view of the inclement weather and prediction of heavy snowfall for next 24 hours, Inspector General of Police SJM. Gillani, Kashmir Zone has directed all the Policemen and officers to provide help and assistance to the people, a police statement said on Friday.
In his directions, IGP has directed all the police heads of Kashmir valley to gear up men and machinery under their command and control to remain alert to meet any possible challenge and eventuality.
“He has also ordered that all the subordinated formations should remain available on ground and coordinate with other government departments to tackle and manage all civil issues arising out of inclement weather,” the statement said.
As per the statement IGP has ordered for the establishment of emergency control rooms in all the districts of the valley to provide necessary help to the people in need.
Following the instructions, all the district heads have put their men on high alert to meet any eventuality in their districts, the statement said.
According to the statement policemen were helping the people and their vehicles who were stuck due to snowfall at many places in Srinagar, Baramulla and many other places across the valley.