SRINAGAR: In view of incessant rains and snowfall in Kashmir division, helplines and control rooms have been established in Srinagar, Budgam and Anantnag district to provide help to people during exigencies.
In Srinagar, Deputy Commissioner Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone convened a meeting to review dewatering measures and availability of essentials. He directed the concerned to gear up for meeting any emergency. He also asked the PDD officials to ensure regular power supply to the vital installations.
The meeting was informed that ADC (P) Srinagar 9419052342, Additional Deputy Commissioner (V) 8716000041, SDM East 9419009472, and SDM West 9419004372 will function as Nodal Officers to monitor the situation arising out of heavy downpour at their respective areas of jurisdiction.
It was said that in case of any emergency the general public can contact R&B Department on 0194- 2313751/ 9419008386, Fire & Emergency Services on 0194- 2479488 and 101, Police Control Room on 100, Mechanical Engineering Department on 0194-2497458, 0194- 2131456, 9419551188
Whereas, SMC can be reached at 0194-2474499/18001807038, DC Office Srinagar on 9419042342, 0194-2477033, PHE Department on 9419408359, FCS&CA on 0194-2455019/941947449/9018230026.
In Budgam, Deputy Commissioner Mir Altaf Ahmad today visited various flood prone areas of the district including Hakermula Bemina, Sebdan and Imam Hussain Hospital Bemina to take first hand appraisal of the situation.
It was said that a joint control room of Police and Civil Administration with helpline no 01951-255042 and 01951-255207 has been set up in the district for public convenience.
In Anantnag, Deputy Commissioner Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah visited Sangam, Bijbehara, Batengoo, Mehandi Kadal and Khanabal areas of the district. At Sangam, the DC was apprised that the water level in the Jhelum River flowing in the district is well below the danger mark.
It was said that a control room has been set up in Flood Control Division Anantnag, which can be contacted at 01932-225119/ 9622802123 for assistance regarding de-watering and flood-related issues.
Control rooms at Pulwama
People are informed to contact the control rooms in case of any emergency on: Police Control Room Pulwama (01933-241280), PCR Awantipora (01933-247369), District Control Room(9797739309, 9419026787, 8803869648, 9419070953),
Control Room Teshil Pulwama on: (9419025425, 9419031582, 9419000448) Control Room Tehsil Pampore on (9419533223, 9419022244, 9596249906, 9419405699, Control Room Tehsil Tral on(9797051001, 9419050602, 9419045754), Control Room Tehsil Aripal on (9596041444, 9696538747),
Similarly, Control Room Tehsil Rajpora can be contacted on (9419272255, 9906928554), Control Room Tehsil Shahoora (Litter) on (9697935535, 9906855804) Control Room Tehsildar Kakapora on (9596322159, 9797192637) and Control Room Tehsil Awantipora on (9419022386, 9796750687, 9419435573)
It was said that the people can also contact Executive Engineer Flood Control Kakapora on 9622697766 and Executive Engineer Vineet Gupta on 9419186806, Xen R&B Pulwama on 01933-241106 and 9419008797, Executive Engineer PMGSY Pulwama on 01933-242220 and 9419488011, besides, A.E.E. Mechanical Pulwama on 01933-240089, 9419024047 in case of exigency.