Srinagar: In wake of heavy rainfall, the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Friday put its men and machinery on task to dewater the water logged areas in different parts of Srinagar city.
“Besides sucker machines and mobile pumps the entire concerned sanitation staff has been pressed into service since early morning,” the SMC claimed in a statement.
The dewatering exercise which is personally being monitored by Commissioner SMC Riyaz Ahmed Wani, according to the statement is being carried out in inundated areas including Hari Singh High Street, Lal Chowk, Batamaloo, Jehangir Chowk, Rajbagh, Jawahar Nagar and other areas.
All the dewatering stations including mobile pumps have been kept operational, the statement said.
Commissioner SMC along with the entire concerned staff has personally visited the dewatering stations and the inundated areas where SMC workers are already seen on job to dewater the different places.
The Control room is already activated and general public can contact helpline ie 2474499 in case of reporting any submergence from there concerned areas, the SMC statement said.