SRINAGAR: J&K Civil Engineering Graduates Association (JKCEGA) has hailed the efforts and hard work of the engineers of PHE, R&B, PMGSY, PDD & MED departments in keeping the essential services functioning in spite of the heavy snowfall.
J&K CEGA spokesperson in a statement said that all the roads were cleared off the snow within one day.
“Electricity was restored 100% in the entire valley. Almost all water supply schemes were restored. The people of the state appreciated the prompt restoration services by the engineering departments,” he said.
The association congratulated Er Abdul Wahid, Chief Engineer PHE Kashmir, Er Sami Arif, Chief Engineer R&B Kashmir, Er Showkat Jeelani Pandit, Chief Engineer PMGSY Kashmir, Er Hashmat Qazi, Chief Engineer PDD Kahmir and Er Amrish Raina, Chief Engineer MED Kashmir and the entire engineering fraternity for the efforts and hard work they put in to keep the essential services available to the people.
The spokesperson said the engineers worked day and night relentlessly to keep the services available.
The association would assure the people and the government that engineers will leave no stone unturned in keeping the services working 24×7, he said.
“The engineers understand their role and responsibilities in shaping the facade of the state by carrying forwarded the agenda of development of the Governor administration,” he said.
The association while assuring the government that the promises made to the public on account of uninterrupted services like water supply, electricity, road connectivity will be fulfilled. But at the same time, the association urged the Governor Satya Pal Malik, Advisor K Sharma and Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam to address the issues of regularization, ACP and pay disparities as committed in a meeting held between Employees Grievances Committee headed by Advisor KK Sharma and the State Joint Action Committee of Engineering Graduates Associations so that the engineers are not compelled to adopt the confrontational approach in these testing times.