Water logging

Water logging

Water logging is one of the problems in many low lying areas of Srinagar city and it is compounded especially after the heavy rainfall and snow.

In the winter months common people in Kashmir valley have a lot of complaints about the supply of essentials including the cooking gas and many localities remained water logged during the water logging resulted due to the snow and rains.

The Government of Jammu and Kashmir reviewed the situation many times in the past in these winter months and recently Advisor directed the officers to remain vigilant and address complaints promptly. He directed them to keep men and machinery on alert so that people do not face any inconveniences.

He visited the Gas filling station Pampore to review stock and supply position of fuel, available with the Oil companies operating in the Valley including Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL). He directed officials of Oil companies to keep building up the stock of LPG and petroleum products on a regular basis across the Valley so that the public does not face any problems.

He instructed them to take up matters of the trucks stuck on National Highway at various locations with the respective Deputy Commissioners for early clearance of their fuel trucks. He also stressed on better coordination among various agencies so that people do not feel any inconvenience regarding LPG availability. He further directed them for extra dumping of cylinders in those areas that witness heavy snowfall like Gurez and Karnah and be sensitive to the problems faced by the people.

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