Speaker for sustainable protection bunds along river Jehlum

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Oct 3: The Speaker, Legislative Assembly, Mubarak Gul has called upon the Department of Irrigation and Flood Control to formulate a comprehensive plan for construction of sustainable protection bunds along river Jehlum to prevent flood threats in future.
The Speaker issued the direction while inspecting various flood hit areas of Srinagar city today.
During his inspection of Eidgah area, the Speaker asked the officers of CA&PD, SMC, PHE, PDD and R&B Departments to gear up their efforts to ensure all essential amenities to the people. He directed for undertaking special senitation drive in the flooded areas to prevent any kind of post-flood epedmic. He emphasized the need for sustained awareness campaign to educate the people about the post-flood measures.
A team of senior officers of various departments accompanied the Speaker during the visit.

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