Athar Aamir Khan assumes charge as a new Municipal Commissioner SMC.

Takes detailed review wing wise, directs transparency and efficiency in the system.

Srinagar, March : Today Athar Aamir Khan after taking over charge as new Commissioner SMC held a Joint review meeting with all the senior officers / unit officers of SMC in his office chamber here at central office Karan Nagar.

He took detailed review about each vital functions of SMC including Solid Waste Management, Drainage, works, street lights building permissions, Birth and Death Certification, Revenue assets, Swachh Bharat Mission, Traffic Signals and other allied functions.

He directed the officers to ensure that all activities being executed under their respective wings are done within the specified time-frame and in more efficient and transparent manner, besides giving prompt disposal to the public grievances’ and hassle free services to the citizens.

While taking a detailed review of all the functions wing wise and ongoing works and other projects of SMC at length, Commissioner SMC passed on clear cut instructions to all the concerned to go for timely action and completion of their works, including all the pendecies to be completed in a time bound manner and to clear up all the bottle necks and flaws in the process that must be identified and corrected for smooth functioning of the system.

He further passed on directions that various steps needs to be taken up for improvisation of solid waste management, drainage and sewerage system besides stressing on beautification of Srinagar city.

While reviewing building activities Athar Aamir passed on instructions to the concerned to conduct regular site visits and make sure that all the building activities are taken up as per sanctioned permissions and any deviation and encroachment should be dealt with under the course of law.

Besides this Commissioner took a visit to entire SMC compound and inspected each and every section of SMC wherein he interacted with the employees and took review from them about the work mechanism.

Employee’s Union President Nazir Khan, while welcoming New Commissioner expressed gratitude and all his support on behalf of all the senior Municipal officers present in the meeting.

On the occasion officers including employees union and workers union bid an adieu to the outgoing Commissioner Gazanfar Ali and expressed their gratitude to him for being employee friendly and for settling of various departmental issues including conducting of timely DPC.

Meanwhile Nazir Ahmed Ahanger General Secretary Employees Union, while thanking Gazanfar Ali said that it was such a great and learning experience to work with him as all the genuine demands, departmental issues including DPC were resolved in a time bound manner effortlessly.

Gazanfar Ali on the occasion said that “I take an opportunity to express my gratitude for your support and acknowledge the hard work and dedication that all of you have shown as a team work, especially to fight out Covid 19 pandemic and it was quiet great experience to work with you all”.

He further said to the employees that their hard work and dedication should always be inspiring and wished them to achieve success in their work and life ahead.(KNT)