DCs monitoring restoration operations in snow bound areas

DCs monitoring restoration operations in snow bound areas

JAMMU: Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Rehman Veeri on Friday said the Government has directed all the concerned Deputy Commissioners to carry out snow clearance operations on war-footing basis and ensure restoration of electricity in all the affected areas.
Informing the Legislative Assembly about the measures taken by the Government to restore essential services in Kashmir in the aftermath of the fresh snowfall, the Minister that ground staff of PDD and R&B Department is working round-the-clock to restore power supply and clear the roads. He said the Deputy Commissioners of all the snow-bound districts are supervising the restoration work on ground.
Regarding the dewatering of Srinagar roads and alleys, the Minister said that the Government has pressed 18 snow clearance machines and 16 dewatering pumps into service in Srinagar.

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