Municipal Commissioner, inspected the flood affected areas of Jammu city
Sh. Kiran Wattal, Municipal Commissioner conducted a tour of the flood and rain affected areas of city to assess the problems related to flooding and sanitary conditions.
The areas visited include Gujjar Nagar, Partap Garh Mohalla, Peerkhoo, Dr. Goel’s Lane etc.
During the tour he inspected the damage to the houses caused by rains and flood and listened patiently to the grievances of sufferers. Instructions were issued to the Sanitation Staff and Transport wing of JMC to immediately clean the drains & mulba from the affected areas to save the life and property of nearby residents.
The Commissioner also ensured to local inhabitants of worst hit areas like Gujjar Nagar, Peerkhoo, Dr. Goel’s Lane for providing the additional man power areas wise, besides JCBs and other related machinery as per the requirement for removing and cleaning the silt & sand from the affected houses and adjoining areas at the earliest. Explicit directions were issued to sanitation wing for removing the blockages in drains, so as to stop flow of drainage water to the houses of residents. The public of these areas appreciated the act.
Among others Dr. Saleem Khan, Health Officer, Executive Engineers, Municipal Veterinary Officer, Chief Transport Officer, Sanitation Officers and other staff from the Corporation accompanied the Commissioner during the tour.