RAJOURI: Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, Saturday visited forward areas of LoC in Nowshera and Sunderbani areas to take first-hand appraisal from local populace in view of frequent cease fire violations and shelling in past few days.
The DC was accompanied by Senior Superintendent of Police, Yougal Manhas, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Nowshera Vinod Bhel, Executive Engineers of PWD, PHE, PDD, Assistant Director FCS& CA, Tehsildar Nowshera, Block Development Officer Nowshera, ARTO and MVD officials.
During the visit, the Deputy Commissioner interacted with the cross border shelling affected people and took stock of their issues.
The Deputy Commissioner was apprised of several issues like construction of new individual and community bunkers and proper rehabilitation of border people.
The people also demanded deputation of veterinary doctors for treatment of injured livestock. In this regard, decision was taken to operate Veterinary sub centre on temporary basis.
Regarding construction of bunkers, Deputy Commissioner informed that 145 community and individual bunkers in Nowshera region and 20 more in Sunderbani are at different phases of execution.
Moreover, DDC also took stock of the measures being put in place to provide necessary help to the affected people. He also directed the officers to station at headquarters to redress the problems of the people and ensure the provision of all the basic amenities so that people do not face any hardship.
Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner visited the construction sites of bunkers along LoC being executed by the PWD in the areas which experienced repeated ceasefire violation. These bunkers included the community as well as individual and the concerned executing agency was directed to speed up the work for early completion of bunkers.