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Snow Preparedness: 127 dewatering units on standby mode: SMC Commissioner

January 13, 2021 | BK News Service

Srinagar Municipal Commissioner (SMC) Gazanfer Ali Tuesday said that 70 snow clearance vehicles to be deputed in electoral wards while 127 mobile dewatering units with capacities ranging from 75000 liters per hour to 7.00 lac liters per hour are on standby mode.

Gazanfer Ali while taking review on ward wise snow clearance took stock of the preparedness in wake of fresh forecast of snow spell predicted by Meteorological Department.
During review meeting, Ali was informed that 90 percent snow clearance has been done in all the words of the city where as the accumulated snow in different parts of the city in lanes and bylanes is continued to be cleared up.
Chief Sanitation Officer while updating on garbage lifting said that 402 metric tons of garbage was lifted across the city on Tuesday and in total 840 metric tons of garbage lifted since improvement in weather.
The SMC Commissioner on the occasion reviewed the arrangement made for snow clearance and expressed that adequate preparedness has to be put in place in wake of fresh snowfall forecast.
“The SMC has to put men and machinery on a standby to tackle any situation arising out of the snowfall, including dewatering stressed”, SMC Commissioner impressed during the meeting.
“Around 4,000 officials will be pressed into service for manual clearance. The seventy snow clearance machines will be deputed and divided in all the electoral wards of SMC and made available for clearance of lanes and bylanes besides important stretches leading to hospitals, religious places, Ration Depots and other vital institutions”, he directed.
On dewatering S.E Drainage Ahsaan ul Haq updated that SMC Drainage circle is operating 86 permanent dewatering stations with a total capacity of 1460 cusec besides 32 mobile dewatering pumps stands deployed in various vulnerable areas of city to tackle water logging issues.
He further said that during recent snowfall four additional mobile dewatering units have been deployed at different locations as per public requests for redressal of water logging issues in various areas including Tulsi Bagh, Eidgah, Tengoora Zoonimar, Moominaabad,Tengoora, Batamaloo, Lasjan etc.
Overall SMC has 127 mobile dewatering units with capacities ranging from 75000 litres per hour to 7.oolac litres per hour besides towing and quick response equipment, official said.
He added that SMC has in place regular maintenance team to tackle any such situation.
The review meeting was attended by Joint Commissioner (Admin) Syed Abul Qasim, Joint Commissioner Works Ishtiyaq Ahmed Shah, S.E Drainage Ahsaan Ul Haq, Secretary SMC Sofi Akbar, Chief Sanitation Officer Mudasir Banday, Chief Transport Officer Syed Nisar, Chief Enforcement Officer Ghulam Rasool , Purchase and Procurement Officer Shahid Asrar and others.
Commissioner also directed to keep activated the Snow Control room throughout during snowfall days and facilitate general public constantly.

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Snow Preparedness: 127 dewatering units on standby mode: SMC Commissioner

January 13, 2021 | BK News Service

Srinagar Municipal Commissioner (SMC) Gazanfer Ali Tuesday said that 70 snow clearance vehicles to be deputed in electoral wards while 127 mobile dewatering units with capacities ranging from 75000 liters per hour to 7.00 lac liters per hour are on standby mode.

Gazanfer Ali while taking review on ward wise snow clearance took stock of the preparedness in wake of fresh forecast of snow spell predicted by Meteorological Department.
During review meeting, Ali was informed that 90 percent snow clearance has been done in all the words of the city where as the accumulated snow in different parts of the city in lanes and bylanes is continued to be cleared up.
Chief Sanitation Officer while updating on garbage lifting said that 402 metric tons of garbage was lifted across the city on Tuesday and in total 840 metric tons of garbage lifted since improvement in weather.
The SMC Commissioner on the occasion reviewed the arrangement made for snow clearance and expressed that adequate preparedness has to be put in place in wake of fresh snowfall forecast.
“The SMC has to put men and machinery on a standby to tackle any situation arising out of the snowfall, including dewatering stressed”, SMC Commissioner impressed during the meeting.
“Around 4,000 officials will be pressed into service for manual clearance. The seventy snow clearance machines will be deputed and divided in all the electoral wards of SMC and made available for clearance of lanes and bylanes besides important stretches leading to hospitals, religious places, Ration Depots and other vital institutions”, he directed.
On dewatering S.E Drainage Ahsaan ul Haq updated that SMC Drainage circle is operating 86 permanent dewatering stations with a total capacity of 1460 cusec besides 32 mobile dewatering pumps stands deployed in various vulnerable areas of city to tackle water logging issues.
He further said that during recent snowfall four additional mobile dewatering units have been deployed at different locations as per public requests for redressal of water logging issues in various areas including Tulsi Bagh, Eidgah, Tengoora Zoonimar, Moominaabad,Tengoora, Batamaloo, Lasjan etc.
Overall SMC has 127 mobile dewatering units with capacities ranging from 75000 litres per hour to 7.oolac litres per hour besides towing and quick response equipment, official said.
He added that SMC has in place regular maintenance team to tackle any such situation.
The review meeting was attended by Joint Commissioner (Admin) Syed Abul Qasim, Joint Commissioner Works Ishtiyaq Ahmed Shah, S.E Drainage Ahsaan Ul Haq, Secretary SMC Sofi Akbar, Chief Sanitation Officer Mudasir Banday, Chief Transport Officer Syed Nisar, Chief Enforcement Officer Ghulam Rasool , Purchase and Procurement Officer Shahid Asrar and others.
Commissioner also directed to keep activated the Snow Control room throughout during snowfall days and facilitate general public constantly.


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Legal Advisor: M.J. Hubi
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Published from: Gulshanabad Chraresharief Budgam
RNI No.: JKENG/2010/33802
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