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Div Com reviews winter preparedness, stock & supply position in Jammu division

Last Updated on October 27, 2021 at 9:44 pm

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer on Wednesday chaired a meeting of heads of various departments and Deputy Commissioners of Jammu division to review the stock position of essentials and overall winter preparedness in the districts of the division.

The meeting was attended by Chief Engineers of PWD, Mechanical Engineering Department, PMGSY, JPDCL, Director FCS&CA, Deputy Director Health Services, besides senior officers of Jal Shakti, BRO, NHAI, Oil Companies, Traffic Police and other concerned officers while Deputy Commissioners along with other concerned officers attended the meeting through video conferencing.

The Div Com took district wise review of power supply scenario, snow clearance and overall winter preparedness in the districts of the division. The Deputy Commissioners apprised the Divisional Commissioner about the water, power supply position, availability of ration, fuel, LPG and other essentials in their respective districts.

While reviewing the status of power supply scenario in each district, the Chief Engineer informed about the areas prone to breakdowns during the winters. He informed that necessary buffer stock of transformers has been maintained in these areas.

The Div Com instructed the Engineers of JPDCL to keep men and machinery ready for restoration of power supply in case of disruption due to snowfall.

The Div Com had a detailed review of the snow clearance mechanism of PWD, PMGSY and BRO. The concerned Chief Engineers informed about the roads which get affected during snowfall. The Chief Engineer PMGSY informed that 2210 KM road length face disruption in winters and the department has deployed an adequate number of machines for snow clearance in these areas.