SRINAGAR: The Block Diwas/Youm e Block, a part of ambitious Jan Abhiyan programme was today observed at Budgam, Anantnag, Shopian, Bandipora and Kulgam districts of Kashmir division, during which concerned District Development Commissioners (DDC’s) and other officers listened to public issues, grievances and demands.
The Block Diwas was observed to take appraisal of local issues from the general public for accurate and on ground assessment and redressal of the same thereby providing governance to the public at their door steps.
The DDCs on the occasion highlighted the objectives of the Jan Abhiyan, Jan Sunwayi, Dehi Taraqiyaati and Poshan Abhiyan programmes informing the public that these grand public campaigns are aimed at reaching out to the people for redressal of their grievances and addressing developmental issues.
At Budgam: The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza today conducted a public outreach programme at Govt Degree College Beerwah under Block Diwas initiative.
On the occasion, scores of delegations and individuals of the area put forth several issues and grievances to the DDC including improvement and macadamisation of roads, lanes and bylanes, augmentation cum improvement of power supply, safe drinking water, removal of encroachment at Beerwah, development of bus bay, and shifting of SDM office at Beerwah besides facility of digital X-Ray at Sub District Hospital Beerwah.
At Anantnag: The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Anantnag, Anshul Garg today convened a public outreach programme at district headquarter.
On the occasion, the public raised a few grievances and demands including issues related to sand mining, de-siltation of Dadi Kanal, proper crossing and ramp facilities on 4-lane national highway, road maintenance at Marhama etc.
The programme was attended by a large number of local people, PRI members & officers of the Line Departments at all venues.
At Shopian: The Mega Block Diwas was held at Government Hr. Sec. School, Kaprin, Shopian.
To take first hand appraisal of public grievances and demands, the District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, S B Suse remained available at the venue and listened to the public grievances and issues.
Scores of deputations and large numbers of individuals met the DDC and put forth their genuine demands including road connectivity, portable drinking water facility, uninterrupted power supply, repairs of lanes and drains, street lights etc.
The DDC after giving patient hearing resolved some of the issues and grievances on the spot and assured the public of resolving all the genuine issues in a time bound manner.
At Bandipora: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad held the public outreach programme at Sumbal Sub Division while Additional District Development Commissioner Afsar Ali Khan chaired the programme at Bandipora.
The people hailing from different areas of Sumbal Sub-Division attended the programme and put forth their issues relating to problems faced by them particularly drinking water supply, restoration of power supply in the areas affected by recent snowfall, besides restoration of road connectivity of remote areas also came into submission.
Similar programmes were held under the Chairmanship of ADDC Bandipora Afsar Ali Khan. The camp was attended by PRI members including BDC chairpersons, Sarpanches and panches and a large number of local people from the adjacent villages besides civil society members and prominent citizens of the sub division.
At Kulgam: The District Administration organised Mega Block Diwas at three blocks of the district to take appraisal of the public issues, grievances and demands.
During the mega Block Diwas, functions were held at Devsar, Kulgam and D.H.Pora blocks of the district. Officers and officials from line departments listened to issues, grievances and demands of the people for their timely redressal.
Meanwhile to take first hand appraisal of public grievances and demands, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kulgam, Showkat Aijaz Bhat, remained available at Town hall Devsar.