Srinagar: Governor N.N. Vohra on Sunday made an unscheduled visit to the State Flood Control Room, located Srinagar, and attended the proceedings of the extensive meeting taken by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir,Baseer Khan, to review preparedness of all wings of the Divisional Administration to evacuate the affected residents in case the Jhelum crossed the high flood level.
In a statement issued here,it stated that the meeting reviewed every aspect of preparedness of the relief centres, being established all over the city, to receive and look after the affected population, which would be shifted to these centres as soon as the Jhelum river level crosses a given level.
“Governor is keeping constant touch with the key functionaries and has directed that situation reports should be sent to him thrice a day till the present situation eases,” the statement issued read.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar,Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed and Officers from the Department of Police; CRPF; Health, Indian Meteorological Department; Tourism; Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs; J&K LAWDA; Srinagar Municipal Corporation; JKSRTC; Irrigation and Flood Control; Maintenance & Rural Electrification Wing; Public Health Engineering; Roads & Building; Information; Estates, and FCI.