The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) is working speedily towards materializing the drainage master plan for Srinagar city and has already taken a few steps in that direction.
In this regard, Srinagar’s Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu informed that the letter of intent (LoI) has been already issued to the consultancy firm for the formulation of DPR drainage master plan of Srinagar.
Regarding the fixation of a consultancy contract for the preparation of DPR’s and project consultancy services, it was directed by the mayor to take up the process at the earliest by having a meeting with the successful bidder and thereby proceeding further.
On reviewing sanitation, mayor passed on directions to the concerned to rationalize the sanitation staff equally and balanced throughout the wards so that no area in any ward is left out as to have better results of sanitation evenly across the city.
Mattu was meeting with all the senior officers of the corporation to review works about sanitation, works division, planning, establishment, drainage, town planning, street lights and other routine works.
He discussed various issues about upgrading and improvisation of work mechanism of solid waste management, drainage related projects, works its implementation and execution, enforcement, beautification of the city.
It was said that a committee in this regard will be formed that shall assess and prioritise systematically as per the urgency of the grievance after conducting a site visit and presenting a brief ground report with the technical opinion before the authority for its disposal.