CEC Feroz Khan reviews stocking of essentials for winter
Kargil, October 17, 2022:
Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan today chaired a meeting to review the stock and supply position of essential commodities, medical facilities and winter preparedness in the district here at Council Secretariat.
Executive Councilor, Aga Syed Mehdi Fazily, Executive Councilor, Mubarak Shah, Executive Councilor Mohsin Ali, Deputy Commissioner/CEO LAHDC, Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve, Chief Medical Officer Kargil, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer Kargil, Chief Agriculture Officer Kargil, Chief Horticulture Officer Kargil, Executive Engineer, EM & RE division Kargil, Executive Engineer, Mechanical Division Kargil, Assistant Director FCS&CA Kargil, Deputy Registrar Cooperatives Kargil, and representatives of LPG and IOC gas distributors Kargil attended the meeting.
During the meeting, a discussion was held on the availability of food grains, kerosene oil, LPG, medicines, firewood, and other essential commodities for all areas of the district including Zanskar subdivision.
FCS & CA officers informed the meeting that an adequate quantity of food grains including rice and wheat has been stocked in Zanskar and there are no issues on this front. While in Drass and snow-bound areas of Kargil, 80 percent of rice and wheat has been stocked.
The CEC directed the officers to ensure the stocking of the remaining quota of essential commodities on fast-track basis.
The CMO informed the meeting that within the next three days they will stock up to 75 percent of medicine and drugs in Zanskar and Drass.
The meeting was informed that seeds, fertilizers, feed and fodder have also been stocked in full as per requirements for the ensuing winter season.
Regarding the gas stocking in the district, it was informed that gas has been already stocked in Kargil town while in Zanskar it would be completed up to October end.
CEC Khan directed the mechanical division to keep men and machinery in readiness mode for carrying out snow clearance works on the Kargil-Srinagar and Kargil-Zanskar roads.
He directed the concerned officers to work with utmost dedication and commitment to ensure the provision of satisfactory facilities to the people so that they do not face any inconvenience during the winter season.