In order to face the weather vagaries in Kashmir valley especially post snowfalls, Advisor in charge recently held a review meeting with different wings of administration to know and understand the levels of preparation.
He stressed upon the officers of road agencies to work in coordination and synergy while implementing the plan and no lackadaisical approach will be entertained while carrying out required works under the plan. He also enjoined upon the officers to procure the necessary machinery by the end of October for timely deployment.
He impressed upon the officers that a short refresher training course for the field staff should be organised for better on the ground management. He also asked the officers to organise training for drivers and associates of the high end machines like Snow Unimogs, Snow cutter Blowers and others procured by the department recently.
For prompt response and better redressal of grievances during winter months, he directed the Commissioner SMC to work out the modalities for linking all control units of MED with the Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) of Srinagar Smart City so that better services could be provided to the general public. He asked them to issue timely weather advisories and make every necessary emergency facility available through this centre to deal with any contingent situation.