DC Anantnag visits National highway
DC Distributes ration among stranded truck drivers
The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Anantnag, K.K.Sidha who is also the Chairman of, District Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) today visited National Highway Mir Bazar Anantnag to address the problems being faced by the stranded Truck Drivers.
The DC on the occasion distributed 3000 ration kits among stranded truck drivers at different locations including Mir Bazar, Vessu, Qazigund, Lower Munda, and Zig.
Moreover, on directions of the DC, makeshift/temporary toilets along with adequate water facilities have been put in place by RDD for the stranded drivers.
It is important to mention that this is the second visit of the DC to the National Highway this week for on spot redressal of the issues and problems being faced by the stranded drivers.
He directed FCI officers to ensure dispatch of 40 to 45 trucks daily for distribution among the consumers of the district.Sidha while talking to the stranded truck drivers assured them of every possible help during the blockade of National Highway.
The drivers hailed the efforts of the District Administration for ameliorating their problems in this hour of crisis.
The DC during the visit was accompanied by President, MC Anantnag, SDM Bijbehara, AD Food, and revenue officers.