Elaborate arrangements for this winter In Kashmir: Div Com With the onset of winter, the divisional administration of Kashmir on Friday said to have made elaborate arrangements for this winter, saying that better facilities will be ensured to the people.
Talking to reporters in Srinagar, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, V K Bidhuri, as per the news agency, said that the arrangements were reviewed from time to time this year. “Compared to the previous year, better facilities will be ensured to the people this winter in terms of snow clearance, replacement of transformer, the situation in border roads, and also the power scenario has also improved,” Bidhuri said.
Pertinently, Bidhuri had impressed on augmentation of the machinery and operation of workshops for effective implementation of snow clearance plan for timely snow clearance from roads. Besides, the KPDCL was directed to strictly adhere to power curtailment schedules and set up workshops to repair damaged transformers in every district.
The health department was instructed to deploy of ambulances with wheel chains in all the difficult areas besides keeping a sufficient quantity of quality medicine available at health institutions in remote areas. For the operation of helicopter services to the Gurez and Tangdhar areas for airlifting patients and rescue operations, the administration had asked for the establishment of a separate control room for stakeholders—(KNO)