Aadil Abdullah

Bandipora: Residents of Tangpora Naidkhai area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Wednesday expressed strong resentment against the Irrigation department Sumbal for repeated malfunction of Irrigation pump station Tengpora in Naidkhai village which has irked the resident of the area.

While talking to Global News Network the local residents said” due to malfuction of Lift Irrigation Scheme Tangpora, Naidkhai, residents of area apprised him various problems faced by them particularly Irrigation water to their fields .
A vast area of Tangpora Naidkhai is Facing scarcity of water and station is not able lift the water due to which we rare Facing a lot of inconvenience.
They said that due to wish paddy fields are dried up and adminstration are in deep slumber not bother to issue the grave issue.

People affiliated with agriculture are under a shock and feel helpless as the concerned authorities have not been able to restore the Lift irrigation Pump Station Tangpora facility so far.

Local resident said that many a times they requested the department to provide them 250KV transformer instead of 100KV to meet the load shedding, adding all their pleas fell into deaf ears.

“Our PRIs hold PRI grants funds for the 250KV transformer and also MP funds where released but unfortunately the Executive Engineer (MID) Shadipora didn’t approved the tender for us ” local resident added.

While Contacting, AEE Macnical Sumbal Asif Ahmad, they said’ that their all grievence would be restored on priority basis and sofar Tengpora Lift pump Station’s wil be repaired on war footing basis to mitigate the sufferings of people in the area.

Now Locals appealed LG Adminstration as well as district administration Bandipora to intervene and resolve the issue on priority basis so that people will not face any further inconvenience.