Pampore: On the second day of Back to village phase third programme, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Ahmad Khan on Saturday visited Pampore and Awantipora Tehsil’s of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district and listened to public grievances and demands. He also visited Jawbehara Awantipora where he inaugurated a public park.
The Advisor visited Chandhara and Barsoo villages where he listened to grievances of a large gathering of people and various delegations during B2V3.
He assured them that their grievances will be redressed.
A number of grievances were solved on the spot and rest were forwarded to the concerned departments for prompt redressal. He also launching sports events in Chandhara village.
Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Raghav Langer, Senior Superintendent of Police Awantipora, Tahir Saleem, OSD Mohammad Ashraf Hakak, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Tehsildar Pampore Ishtiyaq Mohi-ud-Din, BDO Pampore Maqsood Ahmad, BDC Chairman Mir Mohammad Altaf and District Officers of various Departments were present during the functions.
During a Back to village function held in Chandhara and Barsoo panchayat, Advisor Farooq Khan said that the government is determined to take due care of interests of Youth for which a number of measures have been initiated.
On the occasion, school children displayed various sports activities like Marshall Arts, Chess competitions, Soft ball and Tug of war.
A local welfare committee delegation in Chandhara raised the issue of discrepancies in land settlement and records. They also demanded up gradation of water supply scheme and PHC Chandhara besides lifting of ban on constructions along the highway.
A delegation of Saffron farmers raised the issue of full functioning of the sprinkler irrigation system besides the exhibition gallery for saffron growers on the highway.
A delegation of Youth raised the issue of a modern play field besides construction of an open air gym.
Advisor Farooq Khan also visited Wahab Sahab where he held a public darbar and paid obeisance at the holy shrine of Sofi saint, Wahab Khar alias Wahab Sahib.
On the occasion, delegations led by General Secretary Gujjar and Bakerwal community Mohammad Yaseen Poswal raised several issues being faced by them like construction of roads, water supply, electricity supply, and other issues related to the development of their areas.
Advisor assured the delegations that the LG’s Administration is making persistent efforts to redress all the genuine issues and demands
During the visit at Chandhara and Barsoo, the Advisor inspected various stalls installed by several departments like Horticulture, Agriculture, Sheep, Animal husbandry, health, education and others displaying their programmes and services. The Advisor also distributed several equipment/kits/certificates sponsored by horticulture, agriculture, education, revenue, labour, youth services and sports departments among the beneficiaries.
Advisor Khan said that the Back To Village Programme is aimed at improving service delivery and redress the public grievances within the shortest possible time and achieve cent percent saturation of beneficiary oriented schemes. He added that the purpose behind going back to the village is to strengthen the roots of good governance in J&K and empower the common people in all respects.
” The aim of this programme is to visit people to listen to their problems. The B2V3 which will run from 2 October to 10 October during which different officers in addition to four advisors supervise the arrangements and check how for people are satisfied with various works executed,” advisor Khan told Kashmir Reader at Chandhara.
Advisor Khan also distributed sports kits among school children, income and domicile certificates and sanction letters under Ladli Beti Scheme besides giving away baby kits to newly born girl children under BBBP. He also distributed wheelchairs, hearing aids, walking sticks among the beneficiaries.