KUPWARA, DECEMBER 30: About 50 percent roads under priority-1 and priority-2 are open for traffic by 9 Am in district Kupwara.
This information was given to Deputy Commissioner Kupwara by AEE Mechanical Kupwara.
It was further informed that as many as 17 snow clearance machines have been pressed into service in different routes of the district.
The DC was informed that Snow has been cleared from all major roads and traffic is plying normally on Kupwara-Handwara; Kupwara-Sopore; Kupwara-Chowkibal; Kupwara-Lolab; Kupwara-Kalaroose; Kupwara-Vilgam; Handwara-Zachaldara; Handwara-Langate; Kupwara-Hyhama and other such routes.
AEE Mechanical informed that 17 machines are available with the Mechanical department which include 15 Snow clearance machines, 1 dozer and 1 backhoe loader (JCB).
Meanwhile, traffic movement on the border roads of Karnah, Keran and Machil has already been restricted to prevent any untoward incident due to Snowfall.
The Deputy Commissioner directed all officers and field functionaries to play proactive role in resolving public issues.
Various departments have already set control rooms for quick and timely response to the public grievances.
The District Level Disaster Management Control Room is already functional round the clock with contact Numbers: 9419268121; 01955253522 and 7780937892. The Control Room is headed by Additional Deputy Commissioner Kupwara.