Secretary PHE takes stock of potable water facilities in Budgam

BUDGAM: Secretary PHE, I&FC Farooq Ahmad Shah Monday reviewed the functioning of various irrigation and water supply schemes in Budgam. He directed the officials to ensure regular potable drinking water supply to people of all areas in Budgam. While chairing a meeting of officers at New Conference Hall in Budgam, the Secretary took comprehensive review […]

Government to set up drinking water related grievance cell

SRINAGAR: Secretary PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Farooq Ahmad Shah on Thursday directed for reactivating the helpline numbers at divisional and district level for registering complaints regarding drinking water supply. Those complaints will be immediately brought into the notice of the concerned,” he said and added that the concerned officers shall have to redress such […]

HC rejects claim of 281 PHE ‘casual labourers’

HC rejects claim of 281 PHE ‘casual labourers’

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday overturned a claim of 281 persons who called themselves need-based casual labourers in the Public Health Engineering (PHE) Division, Handwara, by dismissing their petition with a view that no concrete evidence had been produced before court to believe that they were working as need-based wagers. The […]

Pattan residents protest against PHE dept

BARAMULLA: Residents of Matipora Pattan on Tuesday protested and blocked Srinagar- Muzaffarbad highway at Jeel Bridge Singpora Pattan against the shortage of drinking water. Protesters raised slogans against PHE department Pattan and said that the area is without drinking water from past several days. The protestors also said that the area was provided water through […]

Day 2: PHE employees hold candlelight protest, demand release of wages

Day 2: PHE employees hold candlelight protest, demand release of wages

Arif Rashid Srinagar: Kashmir Public Health Engineering Department Joint employees Association on Friday held a candle light protest on the second day here in press enclave Srinagar against their higher authorities for failing to release their pending wages. Scores of the casual labours, daily wagers, need base workers and ITI workers from PHE department assembled […]

PHE Chief blames misuse of drinking water for water crises in Sgr

PHE Chief blames misuse of drinking water for water crises in Sgr

Srinagar: A wear and tear glitch at a water pump and misuse of drinking water by people has led to the recent water shortage in the Srinagar city, PHE Kashmir authorities said. Abdul Wahid Chief Engineer Public Health Engineering Department (PHE) told Kashmir Reader that some localities in Natipora area on the outskirts of the […]

PHE department employees demand release of wages

PHE department employees demand release of wages

Arif Rashid Srinagar: Kashmir Public Health Engineering Department Joint employees Association on Wednesday held a protest demonstration here in press enclave Srinagar demanding the release of their pending wages. Scores of the casual labours and ITI workers from PHE department assembled here in press enclave and shouted slogans against the government for not releasing their […]

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