District Development Commissioner Kupwara, G. M. Dar, today visited Unisoo, Ujroo and
Malbagh areas of the district to inspect ongoing de-siltation of irrigation systems, also known as Khuls,
in view of upcoming irrigation season.
It was given out that the Rural Development Department in collaboration with I&FC Department has
undertaken desilting of khuls under convergence mode for the last 25 days.
During the visit, the DDC instructed the officials of I&FC Department to make water pump station
functional within 15 days in Unisoo. Besides, he directed officials of R&B Department for restoration
work at Ujroo where road skidded recently.
He also directed the officers of Agriculture Department to sensitize farmers about benefits of adopting
double-cropping methods for increasing yield.
ADC Handwara, CPO Kupwara, Executive Engineers of I&FC, R&B, PMGSY, PHE, and Electric Division
Handwara, besides Assistant Director Fisheries and District Officer Geology and Mining accompanied the
DDC during the visit.