J&K administration has held several review meetings for winter preparedness so that there is smooth snow clearance operation in case of any snowfall.
Recently Advisor Bhatnagar reviewed snow clearance and winter preparedness of R&B Deptt, and other agencies. He directed for timely deployment of machinery, manpower at critical locations, emergency public services, hospitals
He said that the J&K Administration has significantly enhanced its machinery and other related equipment which will ensure substantial improvement in addressing snow clearance and other critical winter-related challenges than the previous years.
He made these comments while chairing a high level meeting to review the winter preparedness of the Public Works (R&B) department, NHAI, BEACON, Project SAMPARK and other sister agencies at the Civil Secretariat here.
The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary, Public Works (R&B) department, Shailendra Kumar; Commissioner SMC, Athar Amir; Chief Engineers of R&B Jammu/Kashmir, Chief Engineer, Mechanical and Hospital Engineering department, Chief Engineer PMGSY Jammu/Kashmir, Chief Engineer Project SAMPARK, Chief Engineer Beacon, RO NHAI, Jammu/Kashmir, Executive Director, NHIDCL and other concerned officers both in person and through video conferencing. Addressing the officers, Advisor Bhatnagar remarked that maintaining critical infrastructure, road networks, and mechanical systems is of paramount importance during winters and this department has a crucial role in ensuring the well-being and convenience of citizens during this season.