LATEST ACTIVITIES IN DISTRICT
Restoration work in full swing: DDC Reasi(01 April2015)
Restoration work going on in full swing in the district, this was disclosed by the District Development Commissioner Reasi Sushma Chauhan, in a meeting to review the status of restoration works and damages to public utilities due to recent continuous rains in Reasi district.
Chauhan today convened a meeting of all Officers and reviewed the steps taken by in restoration of essential services and civil supplies. While laying stress over the speedy and time bound restoration of supplies and essential services, Chauhan exhorted upon the officers to make best efforts to ensure immediate restoration of service.
The meeting was told by the concerned department heads that the restoration work have been taken up to restore roads, water supply, electricity and other services in the affected areas of the region. It was informed that water supply to all major locations including Vaishno Devi, Ardh Kuwari, Katra, Pouni were restored within hours after damage, all 11 KVA lines in the district has been restored whereas 10 transformers were damaged due to recent rains and 5 transformers have been repaired. Also 24 roads were damaged, out of which 16 were restored by PWD, where as 5 families from Tuksan area of Mahore were shifted to safer places.
The relief cell also distributed 13 tents, blankets, clothes, ration to the affected people.
Chauhan also directed health officials to remain stationed at their places; Also to assess the damages to public and government property caused due to the heavy rains, across the district a Committee is formed informed Chauhan. The committee will tour the remote areas and adjoining link roads of the town to take stock of the condition of main roads. The Officers of BRO have been asked to clear the landslides if any so as to make road traffic worthy.
She also informed that the Army, Police and Para-Military forces have been alerted to provide assistance to the public whenever needed. The committee will also assess the damages of property and agriculture due to rainfall and will submit detail report in this regard.