Commissioner SMC reviews dewatering exercise in the city

Srinagar March 24:(KNS) Following reports of water logging, Commissioner SMC Athar Amir Khan took an extensive  review on dewatering progress after extensive field visits at different working stations and areas under submergence to take  stock of de-watering exercise that is going  on constantly because of unprecedented showers.

Commissioner SMC Mr Athar Amir Khan personally visited various areas to take stock of Dewatering exercise.

He visited Bilal Colony  Moominaabad Batamaloo where  locals presented their issues regarding drainage and water logging problems to which Commissioner SMC assured to look into the matter on priority and get their issues resolved.

Commissioner also visited Amar Singh College  to take stock of water logging issues there.

Necessary instructions were passed to the  concerned to deploy two additional  mobile pumps inside the premises of Amar Singh College to cater to the  waterlogged ground promptly.

He also visited Parimpora Mandi , areas of Bemina , Zainakoote, and Batamaloo. He was accompanied by S.E Drainage Ahsaan ul Haq, Exn Mech Drainage wing and other officials.

Commissioner passed on directions to the concerned to keep dewatering stations in full operational mode round the clock and keep the standby diesel/generator sets in a state of readiness at the permanent dewatering stations.

The officials apprised Commissioner SMC  of the ground situation and the men and machinery in place to dewater inundated areas.(KNS)

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