ADDC Ganderbal reviews winter preparedness

ADDC Ganderbal reviews winter preparedness

GANDERBAL, NOVEMBER 06: In view of weather advisory, Additional District Development Commissioner, Ganderbal Shafqat Iqbal today convened a meeting to review the action plan regarding winter preparedness, snow clearance arrangements and stock positioning of essential commodities in the district.

Among others, the meeting was attended by Superintending Engineer, R&B, CMO Ganderbal, Executive Engineers of R&B, PHE and PDD, EO Municipality, AD Food and other concerned officers and officials.

During the meeting detailed discussion was held regarding the availability of snow clearing machinery, activation of Emergency Operating Centres and establishment of Joint Control Room.

The meeting was informed that sufficient quantity of essential commodities has been stocked besides sufficient stock of LGP and Kerosene is available in the district.

The PHE department was asked to ensure availability of drinking water to all households in the district besides keeping water tankers available to meet any emergency.

The officials of BEACON informed the meeting that snow clearing machines ready to meet any eventuality.

The EO Municipal Committee Ganderbal was asked to keep field staff ready for snow clearance of link roads and lanes in all wards of the district.

The ADDC directed the concerned departments to set up 24x7 emergency control room at the district and sub-district headquarters to combat any emergency situation.