District Development Commissioner (DDC), Budgam Tariq Hussain Ganai today visited Chadoora and Char-i-Sharief in order to take on spot assessment of restoration work on various Water Supply Schemes (WSS) and Irrigation canals damaged due to flash floods on Nallah Doodhganga and Afzarri Nallah on Monday evening.

The DDC was accompanied by Ex En PHE, Chadoora, Najeeb Tramboo and various officials from concerned departments.

During tour, the DDC visited the spots where pipelines have been damaged resulting in halt in the supply of potable water to around 10 thousand souls including Chadoora town.

He said that restoration work on the 12 damaged WSS was started  instantly to restore water supply to all affected areas on war footing, maintaining that out of 12 damaged WSS, 8 WSS were restored within 24 hours only.

Regarding damages to Irrigation canals the DDC was told that repair work on damaged Irrigation canals is in full swing and all 15 canals will be restored in a week’s time.

The DDC also visited various migrant camps to take the stock of facilities being provided to them. He met migrant laborers and took first hand appraisal about food and other facilities being provided to them by the district administration.

DC said that all arrangements are in place to facilitate free food and accommodation to 1500 migrant laborers at nine migrant camps established by the district administration in different area of the district.

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