SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan on Saturday directed all District Development Commissioners (DDCs) of the Kashmir Division to fulfill all genuine demands of the general public on priority.
The Divisional Commissioner was speaking at a meeting he chaired to review the follow-up action of the demands made by the people before Advisor Vijay Kumar during his visit to Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian districts.
The meeting was informed that 68 demands were raised by deputations in Anantnag, 67 in Kulgam, 137 in Pulwama and 25 in Shopian districts before the advisor. The demands pertain to health services, R&B, PHE, PDD, education, sports development, irrigation and flood control departments.
The Divisional Commissioner directed the concerned DDCs to ascertain all demands and fulfill them on priority.
Regarding the demands which need additional budgetary support, Div Com asked concerned DDCs to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) immediately and send it to the Divisional Commissioner’s office within a week.
All DDCs were asked to send fortnightly report to the Divisional Commissioner’s office for further course of necessary action.
The Divisional Commissioner reiterated that the Governor’s administration is committed to ensuring holistic development across the valley including Leh and Kargil districts.
District Development Commissioner Kulgam, Assistant Commissioner and other concerned officers were present in the meeting while as DDCs of Anantnag, Pulwama, and Shopian districts participated in the meeting via video conferencing.