The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Saturday expressed concern over what it termed as the administrative breakdown in Kashmir valley “immediately” after the shifting of the government to the winter capital.
“Unscheduled power cuts, choked roads, exorbitant air fares and callous highway management have not only impacted commercial operations but have put the general public to terrible inconvenience,” said the KCCI in a statement.
People are being held hostage in their vehicles for hours altogether due to poor traffic management and lack of proper infrastructure, it said.
“Despite several requests, the available manpower for traffic management is not being augmented even in the capital city not to talk about other district headquarters and towns like Anantnag, Baramulla, Sopore, Kupwara, Shopian etc.”
The statement said that the PDD is not adhering to the declared power schedule. “… and this is causing a lot of hardships to the population.”