Srinagar: J&K Lakes & Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) on Tuesday launched a drive regarding collection of solid waste in Merakshah channel.
The drive was taken up in collaboration with NGO and was conducted under the supervision of Superintending Engineer Lakes and Waterways Development Authority.
During the drive all solid waste in the channel was removed by the labours deployed there.
The officials at the occasion urged the residents residing along the peripheral areas not to throw the solid waste into water bodies especially Merakshah channel which carries a lot of solid waste load to Dal Lake.
Meanwhile continuing its demolition drives in areas falling under LDA, the Enforcement Wing of LAWDA demolished four structures in Qureshi Mohalla, Hakeem Mohalla Lal Bazar, and Fisherman Colony Kohna Khan WFR besides Burzahama areas.
During demolition drives, the officials emphasized upon people to desist from raising illegal structures in LDA jurisdiction. They were also requested to cooperate with the department and obtain proper permission from authorities for constructing structures.