DC Pulwama inspected the embankments of river Jhelum and committed to save the Heritage of Jehlum.
Pulwama 14 Nov 2019 : District Development Commissioner Pulwama Dr Raghav langer said that spurt efforts are needed to save the life line of river Jehlum which is being threatened by pollution and encroachments.
DDC made these remarks while installing a sign board on the bank of river Jhelum at Awantipora conveying a message “Let Us Keep Jehlum Pollution Free” . He said Jhelum has witnessed heavy pollution over the decades with liquid and solid waste from home toilets and the focus of adminstation is to mitigate the river from futher pollution and contamination.
.He directed I&FC ,MC Awantipora and line departments to carry out a joint survey identify the point sources of pollution and ensure their immediate plugging
Later, DDC also visited water filtration plant at Awantipora and inspected functioning of machinery here . He directed ADC Awantipora for collection of fresh samples for water quality analysis so that clean water is provided to each household .