‘SMC presses 3979 workers to clear snow’

February 13, 2018 CITY 97 Views

Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Monday pressed 3979 sanitary workers and machinery to clear snow from lanes, by-lanes, shrines, mosques, hospitals and other important destinations in the entire Srinagar city.

It was also ensured that pedestrian walkways and waterlogged streets including Hari Singh High Street, LD hospital, Batamaloo and other areas are cleared off.

Besides, pressing officials into service for manual clearance, several loaders and JCBs are made available for clearance of lanes and by-lanes if a situation arises, said Joint Commissioner SMC Syed Abul Qasim, under whose supervision the entire process has taken place.

Chief Enforcement Officer, Sufi Mohhamad Akbar said that the corporation is swiftly attending to the priority areas wherein dewatering has also been carried out particularly at the commercial hubs in and around Lal Chowk.

Furthermore, a Snow Control room headed by Secretary SMC Hilal Ahmed Deewani shall remain active and in case of any complaint the general public can get in touch on helpline number 0194-2474499.

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