SRINAGAR, OCT 12: A Joint team of Srinagar Municipal Committee, Lakes and Lake and Water Development Authority, Department of Floriculture and officials of CM’s Grievance cell on Thursday conducted a cleanliness drive in Shalimar village and restored an age-old pond in the area. The cleanliness drive was launched after a delegation from Arabal village approached Coordinator of Chief Ministers’ Grievance Cell, Tasaduq Mufti with a request to intervene in restoring an old pond in their locality, which is in a pathetic condition.
Taking cognizance of the same, the Grievance cell constituted a team of officers and workers of SMC, LAWDA, Floriculture and Grievance cell to take necessary action regarding the issue. An official spokesperson said that the team, led by Liaison Officer, Imran Malik conducted a day-long cleanliness drive in village and eviscerated all pollutants from pond. The team also organized an awareness camp regarding cleanliness of the pond and village. A number of children and adults from village participated in camp and cleanliness drive.
The residents of the village expressed their heartiest gratitude to Coordinator Grievance Cell, Tassaduq Mufti and team constituted for the action taken so immediately. Meanwhile, Tassaduq Mufti also requested SMC and LAWDA to install dustbins besides identify dumping sites in the village.