Sopore, March 02,2021:Raising the issue of water Scarcity, A delegation of newly elected Councillors with Some senior citizens of Sopore town met chief Engineer jal Shakti department Mr. Iftiqar Wani on Tuesday.
A councillors delegation lead by Ms. Masrat kar including representatives of model town, Mahrajpora and Sidiq colony Sopore appraised chief engineer about the problems being faced by the residents of various areas of this north kashmir town Sopore and other adjoining areas due to unscheduled water Supply and people have to face water shortage for months.
“As the elected representatives, it is our duty to come forefront to aware the government problems faced by the common masses here in our town Sopore, Said a Councillor Masrat Kar.
She said that water Schemes of town should be upgraded as the town has expanded drastically and presently Sopore is deficit by 16 lac Gallons of water. She also demands seperate water schemes for zaingeer and Model town areas.
The Chief Engineer gave a patient hearing to the problems being faced by the people of Sopore town and assured that immediate measures would be taken to look into the issues being faced by the people.
Chief Engineer on Spot sanctioned amount Rupess 20 lacs for water pumps and other minor works on water Schemes. He also took a DPR amount 55 crores to higher authorities of Jammu and kashmir UT government which was framed by Councillors for upgradation of water Supply Schemes in Sopore town.