In the winter months J&K administration is looking for complete coordination among different wings so that there is timely deployment of machinery and men power during snowfall.
Recently Advisor Bhatnagar reviewed snow clearance and winter preparedness of R&B Deptt, and other agencies.
He said that the J & K government has significantly enhanced its machinery and other related equipment than previous years and therefore it should be ensured that the machinery is available at the designated places for their timely deployment during ensuing winters.
Laying special emphasis on ensuring uninterrupted road connectivity during winters, he directed the officers to deploy the snow clearing machinery and equipment in critical habitations as well as in hospitals well in advance so as to avoid any exigency due to uneven snowfall.
He stressed upon the officers of road agencies to work in coordination and synergy with each other so that better services are provided to the general public. He also enjoined upon the officers to procure the necessary machinery by the end of October for timely deployment.
While reviewing other measures of the department and other agencies, he called upon the officers to maintain communication down to the last man, highlighting that cross sectional and cross departmental communication is important for dealing any kind of exigency. He also asked them to conduct a dry run of the existing communication network system in convergence with other departments for timely improvement of any service.