Sagar visits Dal Lake area
SRINAGAR: Minister for Rural Development, Ali Mohammad Sagar on Wednesday visited several areas in the periphery of Dal Lake including Bagh Roop Singh, Mirza Bagh, Posh Colony, Daulatabbad and other areas, where many houses and commercial activities have been severely affected due to recent flood.
The minister inspected several houses besides visited two medical camps established there. He interacted with local residents who apprised him about various issues confronting them. Sagar assured that State Government will utilize all its resources to put life back on track in the flood affected areas.
Sagar said that Deputy Commissioners have submitted interim reports regarding losses to public and private infrastructure, crops, livestock and businesses and keeping in view the colossal loss, extraordinary special package for flood hit Jammu and Kashmir has been requested from the Central Government.
Sagar said that farming community living in the periphery of Dal Lake like many other areas of the Valley has suffered severely and assured that agricultural inputs including seeds and fertilisers will be made available to them.