Kulgam, April 22
District Development Commissioner Showkat Aijaz Bhat today conducted an extensive tour of hailstorm-affected villages of Pahloo Tehsil, including Malwan, Banimula, Pranhall, Laisoo and Gudder.
Chief Horticulture Officer, Tehsildar Pahloo, Ex-En Irrigation and Flood Control Department and other Revenue officials accompanied the DDC.
The DDC directed Horticulture and Revenue officers to assess damage caused by recent hailstorm in the area, asking them to submit the damage report at the earliest for timely release of compensation to the affected. Earlier, the DDC visited Banimulla Irrigation Canal, which suffered damages from heavy rains in the district recently. He directed for speeding up restoration work on the canal.