DC Srinagar reviews functioning of local admin


Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Syed Abid Rashid Shah Wednesday visited Pantha Chowk and Khanyar Tehsil Offices to take stock of facilities being made available to the public of these areas.

During the DC’s visit, concerned Revenue officials at the Tehsils were issued strict instructions for ensuring prompt public service delivery and public grievances redress. Instructions for setting up a waiting area for the general public and ensuring maintenance of sanitation at the Offices were also issued on the occasion.

The DC also instructed the concerned Revenue officer to identify land for construction of a new Tehsil office at Pantha Chowk.

Dr. Shah later toured Khanyar Tehsil and inspected various locations, including the Hari Parbat Fort and the Badamwari garden.

Concerned officials were asked to ensure maintenance of the garden and to make sustained efforts to restore its pristine glory. Several delegations met the DC and projected demands. The DC noted their concerns and assured to look into the issues.

Meanwhile, the DC conducted extensive tour around the Hari Parbat fort area and expressed displeasure over maintenance of its surroundings. He called for taking up maintenance and restoration works at the historic fort to retain its attraction and prevent damages to it.

Dr. Shah also said the Forest Department will be instructed to launch a massive plantation drive around the fort area for its beautification.

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