eputy Commissioner, Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya along with a team of officers visited snow affected areas and inspected damaged apple orchards of the district including Jamnagri, Meemander, Vehil, Dangam, Beminipora, Reshnagri, Ratnipora, Gadapora, Ramnagri Kachdoora of the district to take stock of damage caused due to the snow falling in the district and arrangements of health care, water supply and food items available in the far flung areas of the district to take first hand appraisal of the damage and restoration of essential services in all affected areas.
DC also directed the officers to remain present at their headquarters and be ready 24 x 7 to tackle any issue arising due to the spell of snowfall in the district.
During his visit DC also inspected PHC Vehil and emphasized for providing better healthcare facilities to the general public.
DC also directed the Tehsildars to monitor the exercise regularly in their respective jurisdictions to assess the damage to trees and fruit without fail and furnish reports and recommendations and all the possible support be provided to the Orchardists.
Among others DC was accompanied by Tehsildar,Shopian, Bilal Ahmed and other concerned officers and officials.