Ang: Responding promptly to the challenges thrown by inclement weather and heavy snowfall in the district, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Anantnag, K.K Sidha monday made an extensive tour to various areas of the district and personally monitored the snow clearance operations, restoration of electricity and water supply, besides ensuring availability of essential commodities like ration, medicines, cooking gas etc in the district.
Siddha visited SDH Bijbehara and Emergency Hospital Qazigund to take stock of the availability of medicines, power supply and heating arrangements. He also interacted with the patients and directed the health officials to ensure quality health care facilities and heating arrangements to the patients.
He also visited the Navyug Qazigund, Banihal Four Lane tunnel and enquired about the status of its completion from the concerned authorities.
Later, he also visited Vessu, Khiram, Sirigufwara and other areas of the District and took stock of the snow clearance operations, power restoration and availability of essential items there.
He directed the officials of all line departments to activate men and machinery in mission mode besides coordinating with each other to ensure uninterrupted supply of the essential items and services in the district.
The control rooms in District headquarter and in subdivisions are also operational to meet the emergency demands of the public.
Meanwhile, people have been advised to contact these numbers in case of any emergency or need:01932 222337 (DC office Anantnag) 9419047052, 01932 222870 (PCR Anantnag) 01931 260160 ( PCR Kulgam)
Moreover, the SDMs, Tehsildars, officials of Municipal Committees and other line departments have been directed to remain stationed at their locations and ensure prompt delivery of essential items and services to the public and address emergency demands with utmost preparedness.