DC B’la visits Tangmarg, reviews situation post-rainfall


Baramulla: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr G. N. Itoo today visited the inundated areas of Tangmarg to get the first hand appraisal of situation in the aftermath of flood like situation caused by recent incessant rains.

The DC was accompanied by SE R&B SDM and other concerned officers.

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During the visit, DC inspected a damaged bridge at Sharye wherein he directed the concerned agencies to immediately initiate work on its restoration. He also inspected other vital spots of the area that were fully or partially damaged in the recent incessant rains so that appropriate measures can be taken for their restoration.

Meanwhile, DC also took stock of the crops that perished during rainfall during which he emphasized upon the concerned authorities to take the assessment of losses so that proper compensation can be given to the victims.

Dr Itoo also met several deputations during his visit wherein they appraised him about their demands and grievance. The DC assured the deputations that their genuine demands will be redressed on priority.

Speaking on the occasion, DC stressed upon the concerned departments to remain vigilant and to strengthen the disaster management mechanism so that any kind of eventualities are tackled smoothly. He also appealed people to remain vigilant in such conditions and to contact the administration during any kind of eventuality.