Commissioner SMC visits different administrative wards to review snow clearance operations

 Srinagar, Feb 23 (KNS): In view of heavy snowfall, Commissioner SMC Athar Amir Khan on Wednesday visited various administrative wards in Srinagar City to review snow clearance drives since wee hours.

In a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), a spokesperson said that he visited Hazratbal, HMT, lawaypora, Khanyar, Batamaloo, Karan Nagar, SMHS hospital, CD Hospital, Barzulla, Lal Chowk, Rambagh, Jawahar Nagar, Rainawar and other areas.
The statement reads that commissioner, who was accompanied by various other officers of the Corporation, passed on clear instructions to the concerned that there should be no lack in snow clearance drives as it has to be swift and prompt snow removal exercise throughout the city.
“Besides clearing snow from pavements/ footpaths embankments, it has to be ensured that the interiors of the residential areas are to be kept in focus simultaneously for snow clearance.”
It reads that every concerned official was directed not to show any dereliction in their duties in snow clearance exercises.
“Besides, men and machinery including snow clearance vehicle robots, snow loaders, SMC has pressed into service snow ploughs for swift and prompt snow clearance drives.”
It reads that SMC is clearing snow on the roads on all important stretches running through the city and connecting important destinations, with special focus on roads leading to hospitals, religious places and the government offices.
Commissioner personally monitored and reviewed snow clearance from vital roads, link roads, at hospitals, places of worship, city center and major markets. (KNS)

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