SMC demolishes illegal structures in city

SRINAGAR: At least dozens of illegal structures that had come up in Rajbagh, Jawahar Nagar, Gogji Bagh and Wazir Bagh were demolished on Wednesday by the Enforcement Wing of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC). As per an official statement, the team was headed by SMC Commissioner Khurshid Ahmad Sanai who was accompanied by Chief Enforcement Officer […]

Vishesh Swachta Abiyan: SMC, Envosaviours sensitise students on sanitation, waste management

SRINAGAR: Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) in collaboration with Envosaviours – an IEC partner with support from PMSU and others – on Tuesday organised a programme at Lal Bazaar here under ‘Vishesh Swachta Abiyan’ which is a fifteen-day-long awareness campaign launched by SMC from June 13 to 28. Joint Commissioner Administration SMC Syed Abul Qasim, who […]

HC gives SMC three weeks for report on city garbage management, disposal

HC gives SMC three weeks for report on city garbage management, disposal

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Wednesday directed the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to place a report before court indicating stepwise method of garbage collection, segregation and dumping and the ultimate treatment accorded to it. The court also directed the SMC to specifically inform it about the manner in which garbage is collected from households […]

SMC Commissioner reviews AMRUT

SRINAGAR: Commissioner SMC reviews the centrally-sponsored scheme ‘Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)’. Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation Mir Tariq Ali chaired a meeting to review the progress of various projects being executed under AMRUT and JTPRF here at Municipal Central Office Karan Nagar. During the course of meeting, various components of AMRUT including […]

HC directs SMC to take effective steps for sanitation and dog menace

HC directs SMC to take effective steps for sanitation and dog menace

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Wednesday directed Commissioner, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to take effective steps to improve sanitation in the city and tackle the menace of stray dogs by reducing availability of energy rich garbage to stray dogs. The direction came after advocate Mian Tufail Ahmad submitted before court that the garbage was […]

Move afoot to disqualify SMC mayor

Move afoot to disqualify SMC mayor

SRINGAR: Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-backed mayor of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) is yet to complete six months in office, a period during which no action can be taken against the mayor, a rebellion aimed at moving a no-confidence motion against him has begun to brew. The move, if successful, will disqualify Mayor […]

To be efficient, SMC needs complete revamp: ex-commissioners

To be efficient, SMC needs complete revamp: ex-commissioners

SRINAGAR: Srinagar Municipal Corporation’s (SMC) Mayor Junaid Mattu and his Deputy Sheikh Imran’s claims of making the SMC incorruptible and efficient are difficult to attain until there is a complete revamp of the corporation. Kashmir Reader spoke to three former SMC commissioners, all of whom are serving in other government departments now, as well as […]

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