BARAMULLA: With a view to provide immediate relief to flood sufferers and continuing his initiative to conduct regular visits to the flood affected areas, District Development Commissioner Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone today distributed relief cheques among the families whose houses were damaged in the floods.
The DDC visited Motipora, Duslipora and Khanpaeth areas of Pattan and handed over the cheques provided under SDRF. Besides, the DDC also visited Narbal, where he took a comprehensive review of the situation arisen due to the recent flood and distributed relief among the affected people.
The DDC ,along with a team of officers, also visited several other flood-hit villages and took stock of the situation.
SDM Pattan, Executive Engineer R & B and Tehsildar concerned besides other officials accompanied the DDC during the visit. He also interacted with the affected people .
The DDC also directed the Agriculture and Horticulture officers to speed up the process of assessing Crop damages due to flood and heavy rains, so that the compensation is disbursed among the farmers on war-footing. The DDC also paid a visit to Sub-District Hospital Pattan, where he instructed the Doctors to remain vigilant all the time, so that the people of the area do not face any sort of problem.