MoS reviews SMC functioning

Srinagar: Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development department Mohammad Ashraf Mir on Sunday reviewed the functioning of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC).
In a statement, a spokesperson said that during the course of his inspection, Commissioner SMC Dr G N Qasba gave detailed powerpoint presentation regarding functioning of different wings of Corporation.
Giving details, the spokesperson said, the minister stressed upon to gear up pace for city sanitation throughout the city to achieve the slogan of “Green Srinagar Clean Srinagar”. He expressed satisfaction over the working of SMC with infrastructure available within the Corporation.
The minister also flagged off the new fleet of vehicles on this occasion, the spokesperson said.
The minister instructed for improving the measures to ensure that general public shall obtain building permission in a hassle free manner through the single window system by further streamlining it as per the guidelines of Public Services Guarantee Act within the period of one month.
The minister instructed to repair the streetlights within short possible time so that citizens do not face difficulties during night hours and wherever necessary fresh streetlights to be installed, the spokesperson said.
He also directed the SMC to take measures in collaboration with SKUAST for more sterilization of dogs to ensure the target within specified manner.