Incessant Rains: Administration establishes 12 relief camps in Srinagar


Newly appointed Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ganai, on Saturday morning chaired a meeting to take stock of flood control operations underway in Srinagar being directed from the control room set up at Hari Niwas Srinagar.

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Additional DCs Purnima Mittal and Doifode Sagar besides heads of all concerned departments attended the meeting.

The meeting was informed that 12 relief camps for rehabilitation have been established at critical locations in Srinagar. It was said the relief camps have been equipped with shelter sheds, blankets, food, water, toilets, gen-sets, medical teams as well as trucks loaded with boats. Operations at each camp are being overseen by a camp in-charge to ensure organized operations.

It was said another 32 relief camps are being identified for establishment across the Srinagar district.

The Control Room set up at Hari Niwas shall function round-the-clock to tackle the situation arising from the weather situation prevalent in the district.


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