DC Kargil conducts Public Darbar at Drass

KARGIL: In order to take on-spot appraisal of the problems, demands and grievances of the people of Drass area, Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Baseer ul Haq Choudhary Saturday convened a public Darbar at Dak Bungalow Drass.
The Deputy Commissioner was accompanied by SDM Drass Pawan Kotwal, District Panchayat Officer Shabir Hussain, Executive Engineer I&FC, Executive Engineer PHE, Tehsildar Drass, engineers of various other divisions of PWD besides other district and sub-divisional officers.
Various delegations of people from Drass town and adjoining villages present in the public Darbar apprised the DC about the problems and issues faced by them, which mainly included the establishment of solid waste management plants, macadamization of roads, augmentation of water and power supply, repair and renovation of water supply schemes and irrigation khuls, besides other related demands.
The DC gave a patient hearing to people’s issues and assured them that all their genuine demands and concerns would be redressed in a phased manner.
Addressing the people on the occasion, the DC said that the district administration is fully conscious of the problems and issues being faced by the people, especially those residing in rural and far-off areas.
Regarding the demand for macadamization of the main road stretch in Drass town from Marpo Choo to Taxi Stand, the DC assured people that the road will be macadamized by the BRO soon.
The DC also assured people that requisite measures would be taken to streamline garbage disposal in Drass town. He said that a garbage disposal plant would be constructed in a time-bound manner with all required facilities like segregation process and garbage disposal van to ensure proper garbage disposal.