SRINAGAR: Commissioner SMC Athar Amir Khan on Wednesday visited various administrative wards in Srinagar City to review snow clearance drives since the wee hours.
He visited Hazratbal, HMT, Lawaypora, Khanyar, Batamaloo, Karan Nagar, SMHS Hospital, CD Hospital, Barzulla, LalChowk, Rambagh, Jawahar Nagar, Rainawar and other areas.
The Commissioner who was accompanied by various other officers of the Corporation passed on clear instructions to the concerned that there should be no lack in snow clearance drives as it has to be a swift and prompt snow removal exercise.
Besides clearing snow from pavements/ footpaths embankments, It has to be ensured that the interiors of the residential areas are to be kept in focus simultaneously for snow clearance said Amir.
Each and every concerned official on the occasion were directed not to show any dereliction on their duties in snow clearance exercises.
Besides men and machinery including Snow clearance vehicles, snow loaders, SMC has pressed into service snow plough’s for swift snow clearance drives.
SMC is clearing snow off the roads on all important stretches running through the city and connecting important destinations, with special focus on the roads leading to hospitals, religious places and the government offices.
Snow clearance drives are being conducted in lanes, bylanes ,pavements,Hospitals, Ration Ghats, Electric water supply stations, Religious places, Government Departments and other vital places on priority.
Commissioner personally monitored and reviewed snow clearance from vital roads, link roads, at hospitals, places of worship, city center and major markets.