Kulgam: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kulgam, Showkat Aijaz Bhat today chaired a meeting to review the arrangements put in place for winters in the district.
During the meeting he impressed upon the officers to remain available at headquarters for redressal of public grievances and for better coordination in dealing with snow clearance operations in the district.
The concerned officer from the Mechanical Engineering Department briefed the DDC about the availability of snow clearing machines in the district. It was also informed that the control rooms have been activated with adequate manpower to cater to the needs of the general public especially during snowing days.
The DDC sought inter-departmental coordination for effective response for any eventuality in the approaching winter season. He asked the officers that the reaction time should be prompt and the snow clearness plan is effectively implemented.
He also took stock position of essentials during the meeting and directed the concerned to ensure ample stocks of all the commodities, especially of essentials are maintained.
The meeting was attended by Additional District Development Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner Development, Ex. Engineers, CEO and other Officers.
Later, the DDC inspected Mechanical Division Kulgam to review the snow clearance preparedness in the district. He directed the concerned officers to keep the men and machinery ready for snow clearance.