KARGIL, JULY 05, 2022: Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor (CEC), LAHDC, Kargil, Feroz Ahmad Khan today visited the flood-affected villages of Sankoo Sub Division.
During the visit, the CEC assured to convene an emergency meeting with all the concerned district officers, Border Road Organisation and their stakeholders to take necessary action in all flood-affected villages.
Today, the CEC inspected the flood-affected villages of Achambur and Stakpa where he instructed the concerned officers to immediately restore essential services like road, irrigation canals, electricity and drinking water.
Various departments are already on the job at the flood sites with machinery and workforce in order to restore essential services for the people.
The CEC instructed the concerned officials to install protection walls in flood-prone areas to mitigate risk in future. Both at Achambur and Stakpa, CEC Khan also assured to clean the silt from the stream to avoid any loss in the future.
It was further informed that projects for Nala Trailing has been already reflected in the SDP for Stakpa, Lankarchay, Khawos and other flood-prone villages.
The CEC further assured to take up the issue of construction of temporary and permanent bridge at Stakpa with the Chief Engineer Project VIJAYAK to restore road connectivity to Umba. He also gave a patient hearing to grievances of the public and assured necessary action.
The CEC was accompanied by Executive Councillor for Zanskar Affairs, Er Phunsuk Tashi, ACD Ghulam Mohammad, SDM Sankoo, CAO Kacho Mohammad Ali Khan, Executive Engineer I&FC Shabbir Hussain, Executive Engineer SVD Sankoo Syed Mehdi, Executive Engineer Mechanical, Executive Engineer REW, and officials of other departments.
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