SRINAGAR, DEC 12: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, today conducted an inspection tour of the City taking a first-hand appraisal of arrangements put in place to deal with challenges from the prevailing weather situation.
Senior officers from MED, PWD, PHE, SMC, PDD, UEED and Health Department accompanied the DC on the occasion and briefed him about their respective action plans to ensure quick dealing with challenges which might arise out of prevailing weather situation in the district.
The DC visited various areas of the City and inspected several important installations – of mechanical engineering, power, water and medical-care – equipped to deal with different kinds of concerns and problems that might arise out of the weather situation.
While noting with satisfaction that all concerned departments are well-prepared to deal with any challenges that might come up, Dr. Shah issued specific instructions to the officers of SMC, Fire & Emergency and UEED to ensure swift dewatering at all areas that might get water-logged. He also stressed on ensuring there is close coordination between the line departments.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Shah said the general public to report their related concerns at helpline numbers 01942452182 and 9419042342 and can expect quickest possible action on them.