In order to take stock of the snow clearance operations on Srinagar-Leh National Highway, Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Krittika Jyotsna today early morning visited the Sonamarg Zojila road to review the road clearance operation at Zojilla pass.
During the visit, BRO officials briefed the DC about the current condition of the road and snow clearance operation at Zojila Pass upto Zero Point on Sonamarg side.
Regarding opening of Zojila pass, the Beacon authorities said that snow clearance is almost cleared upto zero point but due to recent avalanches, it is not feasible to through the road open and decision Regarding opening of Zojila pass would be taken in last week of this month after reviewing the road condition.
While inspecting the snow clearance operation, DC praised Beacon authorities involved in the road clearance operations for their tireless efforts for clearing snow up to Zero Point despite the recent heavy snowfall and hostile weather conditions.
The DC asked the Beacon authorities to expedite the clearance of avalanches on the Zojila stretch so that the road is made motorable at an earliest.