Rainawari land sinking incident: District Admin Sgr constitutes 9-member Expert Committee

SRINAGAR: In wake of recent land sinking incident in Khawajapora Syedpora area in Rainawari locality, the District Administration Srinagar on Tuesday formed an Expert Committee to ascertain the facts and suggest remedial measures regarding the incident.
According to the order issued by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat, who is also the Chairman District Disaster Management Authority, the nine member Committee headed by the Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Syed Ahmad Kataria has been constituted to ascertain the facts that lead to sinking of several houses in Khawajapora Syedpora in Rainawari locality of the District
The Committee has been asked to submit their findings within the week’s time besides suggest measures for preventing environmental damage with covering other allied and incidental issues of land subsidence in the area.
The constituted Expert Committee comprises the members including Prof. Gh. Jeelani, Prof of Earth Science, University of Kashmir; Ghulam Hassan, Joint Commissioner (Plg) SMC; Shabir Ahmad, Ex. Eng. Core Divn, R&B, Srinagar; Dr. Shakeel Waseem, Asstt. Prof., Structural Engineering NIT, Srinagar; Syed Shahid Hussain, Tehsildar, Khanyar Srinagar; Imtiyaz Ahmad Mir, SDPO Khanyar, Srinagar; Mir Jehangir, Ex. Engineer, Building & Design -Il, Quality & Control R&B Deptt., Srinagar; Zahoor Ahmad, Ex. Engineer, Smart City, Srinagar; Fayaz Ahmad Bhat, Geologist-111, Geology & Mining Deptt, Srinagar.

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