DDC Ganderbal holds public darbar at Gutlibagh

GANDERBAL: To further extend governance to the door steps of people and to ensure a grievance redressal mechanism at every level, District Development Commissioner, Ganderbal, Hashmat Ali Khan chaired a day-long public outreach camp at Gutlibagh, Kangan, on Wednesday, where he listened to the public grievances.
The camp was attended by ADDC Shafqat Iqbal along with the ADC, CEO, CMO and executive engineers of R&B and PMGSY, the Ganderbal Tehsildar and BDO besides other officers of the district. It was also marked by the participation of a huge number of people of the adjoining areas.
A number of individuals and public representatives on the occasion apprised the DDC about various issues relating to macadamization of roads, electricity, staff dearth in schools, healthcare facilities, play fields, desilting of Gutlibagh Irrigation Canal and other demands of public importance.
On the occasion, the DDC gave a patient hearing to the issues projected during the camp and passed on-spot directions to the concerned officials.
Taking notice of the chocking of the Gutlibagh Irrigation Canal, the DDC directed the AEE I&FC to start desilting of the canal at the earliest, for which he announced Rs 3 lakh from the District Plan.
He instructed the officials to ensure quick response to genuine issues and directed them to maintain close liaison with the local population so that their grievances are redressed at the earliest, besides speeding up the developmental works of their respective departments in the area.
He said sustained efforts are afoot to accelerate the pace of development in the district to provide people all basic facilities, especially to those living in far-flung areas to make their lives more comfortable.