Kishtwar continues rescue relief
KISHTWAR: Rescue and relief operations continued from Kishtwar with prompt action by Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Mohd Javed Khan who in coordination with Kishtwar based NGOs has sent eight trucks loaded with all kinds of essential commodities including baby food, 2,000 blankets, LPG cylinders, kerosene oil, milk, medicines, water, rice, pulses clothes via Sinthan Top the solitary route to connect the Valley for the flood hit victims. DDC Kishtwar has provided them all the required support including doctors.
Earlier Kishtwar Sinthan Road was restored in record time and so far the district administration has managed the safe rescue and travel of about 1,130 flood hit victims of district Kishtwar, neighbouring districts, Doda and Ramban and other parts of India. The relief camps have been established at different places right from Kishtwar town to Sinthan Top and the medical facilities at Chatroo, Sinthan Potato Farm have been made available round the clock. The rescue task force teams comprising of several district officers headed by ACD Kishtwar Yasir Zargar have been sent to Srinagar with the relief mateirl consingmnts and also for the identification and rescue of the Kishtwar based flood affected victims and their transportation back to Kishtwar.
The Patwar Association too left for Srinagar with relief consignment of 500 hundred rice bags, soya been, oil, medicine and water. Moreover the district administration of Kishtwar has managed the safe passage of twenty trucks loaded with essential commodities including oil tankers via Kishtwar Sinthan Road to Srinagar.
While dispatching relief loaded vehicles and volunteers to Kashmir DDC Kishtwar Mohd Javed Khan assured on behalf of the district administration, people of Kishtwar and other NGOS to dispatch more and more relief consignments to the flood hit victims.