JAMMU, July 7: Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation, Chander Mohan Gupta along with Dy Mayor, Adv Purnima Sharma and Commissioner JMC , Avny Lavasa, held a meeting with Chief Engineer(PDD), S Gurmeet Singh and Chief Engineer(PHE), Muneesh Bhat for a threadbare discussion on the redressal of burning issues of general public.
The Mayor issued instructions to the Chief Engineer PDD and Chief Engineer PHE that Xens/ JEs under their control be directed to attend the phone calls of Councillors for public importance matter.
Mayor JMC issued instructions to the Chief Engineer PDD that damaged transformers be immediately replaced, schedule/ unscheduled cuts be brought to the notice of Mayor/ Deputy Mayor and concerned Councillor of the ward, all the transformers be properly fenced with chain link fencing, all the old/ defunct electric poles lying on the main roads be immediately removed, connection should be provided where cabling work has been completed, electric poles be installed/ shifted where roads have been widened due to mega projects, upgradation of electric transformers, load of the individual households be increased, cabling be started in the areas where there is no cable, approval of scope of work for the proposed retendering of supply, installation, testing and commissioning of high Mast light and allied electrical infrastructure for street lighting within JMC limits and proper cleanliness be maintained especially nearby the installed transformers in the city.
Mayor JMC also issued instructions to the Chief Engineer PHE that leakages of water pipes be immediately plugged with proper lead instead of jute rope, bleaching powder/chlorine should be mixed with water supply to public to avoid any type of water borne diseases, water pipes passing through drains be replaced especially in old city areas, new tube wells be installed/constructed to cope up with shortage of drinking water, damaged/ defunct over head tank to be dismantled/removed, proper infrastructure/furniture be provided in the PHE offices/ tube well stations and damaged water pipes lying within the limits of JMC be replaced.
Chief Engineer PDD and PHE assured the Mayor every possible steps for redressal of the genuine demands of the general public. Other officers from JMC, PDD and PHE were also remained present in the meeting.