Kupwara: Sub Divisional Magistrate(SDM) Tangdar on Saturday distributed 200 masks and 50 washable Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) among the field functionaries working in red zones of border town Karnah.
The red zones in Karnah include Baghbella, Gomal and Dildar. SDM Dr. Bilal Mohuddin Bhat has asked revenue officials to stay alert in wake of bad weather and potential landslides in the areas.
“Revenue officials are directed to be alert on the ground in their respective jurisdictions and report cases of landslides or washing out of houses if any, so that immediate action can be taken,” SDM said.
Besides, departments including R&B, PDD, PHE thave also been asked to follow and be ready in case of any exigencies related to the respective works. Karnah is around 70 Kms from Kupwara headquarters.