Feroz Khan visits Gumri, inspects snow clearance work on highway

Executive Councillor for R&B Nasir Hussain Munshi, Sub Divisional Magistrate Drass Pawan Kotwal besides the officers of Civil, Police Administration, and Vijayak accompanied the CEC during the tour.

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Kargil, Publish Date: Nov 7 2018 1:30AM | Updated Date: Nov 7 2018 1:30AM
Feroz Khan visits Gumri, inspects snow clearance work on highwayGK Photo

Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor LAHDC Kargil, Feroz Ahmed Khan today visited Shaitan Nallah Gumri and took stock of the snow clearance work on the Kargil Srinagar National Highway in the aftermath of the recent untimely snowfall.

Executive Councillor for R&B Nasir Hussain Munshi, Sub Divisional Magistrate Drass Pawan Kotwal besides the officers of Civil, Police Administration, and Vijayak accompanied the CEC during the tour.

The CEC took a brief from the officers about the snow clearance works presently in progress on the highway. The concerned officers informed the CEC that to restore traffic on the Srinagar-Leh highway Vijayak and Beacon authorities have started snow clearance work from both ends of Zojila pass and heavy snow cutter machines and dozers have been pressed into service for the snow clearance work. It was further informed that the highway is expected to be opened for vehicular traffic within 2 to 3 days time.

While hailing the efforts of the engineers and laborers engaged in the snow clearance works, the CEC urged upon them to redouble their efforts for early restoration of the highway, so as to ensure passage of the stranded passengers on either side of the highway.

 

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