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DC Srinagar inspects restoration works on river Jhelum

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Caving in of embankment at Lasjan

SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 23: Deputy Commissioner, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, today visited Lasjan to take stock of ongoing restoration works on the embankment of river Jhelum which caved in last month.

Concerned officers from I&FC, Geology & Mining, PHE, R&B and Revenue departments, accompanying the DC, informed about the status of ongoing works on reconstruction of damaged stretch of the embankment.

Dr Shah directed the concerned to ensure the damaged embankment is restored at the earliest. He reiterated the importance of a thorough assessment and understanding of the reasons that led to the caving in of the embankment in order to ensure incidents like this do not recur.

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