Discusses surge in Covid; parking, traffic and electricity issues
Srinagar: Kashmir Trade Alliance( KTA) during its meeting with Divisional Commissioner Kashmir PK Pole and Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Aijaz Asad Highlighted increase in Covid cases, dilapidated condition of roads, unavailability of electricity and repeated closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway and said traders were facing difficulties and problems.
A delegation led by Kashmir Trade Alliance President Ajaz Shahdhar told the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and District Development Commissioner Srinagar during the meeting that there were fears of adverse effects in the valley as a result of the Covid wave.
“Administration should intensify their efforts to implement the SOPs and implement the guidelines.”Shahdar said
He said the traders had already suffered a lot as a result of last year’s Covid wave, and if the wave spreads again, the traders would not be in a position to lock down. They demanded that the administration should play its role in dealing with this issue strictly. He also advised the people especially the traders to wear masks and not allow such buyers to enter the shops without wearing masks.
The delegation led by Ajaz Shahdhar, while mentioning the dilapidated condition of roads in Srinagar and other places, informed the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir that Due to snowing in winter, potholes in the roads have increased, as a result of which the traders are facing losses. Referring to the poor condition of footpaths, The Delegation said that shoppers were reluctant to come to the shops, while shopkeepers were already facing losses due to lack of parking facilities.