POONCH: District Development Commissioner, Rahul Yadav, along with a team of district and sectoral officers, on Tuesday listened to public issues here at Surankote .
ACD Mukhtar Ahmed, SDM Surankote Mohammad Rahsid Kohli, SDPO Riyaz Ahmed ,DPO Mazahar Hussain Kazmi, Executive engineers of PWD, PHE, PMGSY and I & FC, CMO Mumtaz Hussain Bhatti, CEO Mushtaq Ahmad, Tehsildar Shahid Iqbal and other senior officers of district and sub-divisional administration attended the public meeting.
Yadav listened to the issues and problems of the people and assured that the same will be projected to Government.
The Local representatives raised developmental issues and other grievances of their area and urged the administration for prompt redressal. Issues raised mostly pertained to water and power supply, ration and cooking gas supply, condition of roads including Harri mohalla-Bypass road , check post road ,hospital-Mirza morh road and other important roads under PMGSY including Pamrote to Lathoong, Fazalabad to Mahrote and Mandi-Fagla CRF road.
The People also demanded improvement in the functioning of Surankote Municipal Committee, education sector by posting subject specialized teachers of Maths and Science and better infrastructure in schools.
For promotion of agriculture, the locals sought establishment of Sabji Mandi, repair of irrigation canals. They also demanded blacktopping of Bafliaz-Surankote , Dundak Mandir-Mehrote roads and ration Depots in far flung area and development of playground with sports facilities at Surankote.
Responding to the demands, Yadav assured that all their grievances will be addressed and genuine demands met in a time bound manner.
He called upon the public to participate in developmental process by active participation in plan formulation and keeping a vigil on execution of works and implementation of schemes. He also directed the officers to conduct extensive field visits and finalize developmental plans in due consultation with public so that benefits of the projects reach to real beneficiaries.
He also informed the public that district administration Poonch will conduct similar public meeting camps in far flung areas of Surankote. He said the decision has been taken to maximize public participation in Developmental Plan Formulation.