Advisor Baseer Khan reviews developmental works, other activities at G’bal

GANDERBAL: GANDERBAL, AUGUST 12: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today conducted an extensive tour of Ganderbal district to take stock of various ongoing developmental activities with special focus on arrangements for the upcoming 75th Independence Day, winter preparedness of PDD and Disaster management.
During his tour, the Advisor also met members of DDC, BDC and several deputations at Government Degree College Kangan who apprised him of their demands and issues.
The Advisor was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Krittika Jyotsna, Director Rural Development Department, Director Floriculture and other concerned.
During his visit, Advisor Baseer Khan inspected several developmental works and directed the concerned to gear up efforts in completing the works within the given timelines.
During his visit, Advisor inspected Covid care centre Wussan -B, play field Bomi Mohallah Chinner Wussan, receiving station Kangan and other developmental works.
He impressed upon the line departments to work in close coordination and asked the concerned to engage all the PRI members to inspect the ongoing works in their respective areas.
He urged the officers to expedite the pace of works as the productive working season is limited.
While inspecting the ongoing development of playground at Bomi Wussan, ACD Ganderbal informed the Advisor that the playground is being developed on 16 kanals of land and is taken under MGNREGA at the cost of Rs 2.99 lakh in 1st phase while in phase 2nd, the playfield would be further developed into one of the beautiful playgrounds after consultation with Youth Service and Sports Department.
Highlighting the importance of Covid Appropriate Behaviour (CAB), the Advisor impressed upon the officials to launch Information, Education and Communication activities vigorously educating the public about the need to follow the guidelines issued by the government from time to time.
He called upon the people to follow CAB in letter and spirit and said that Covid-19 is not over yet and stressed upon the district administration to intensify vaccination drive.
The Advisor further said that the administration and the civil society have to work hand-in-hand to fight the pandemic and the fight against COVID-19 is a collective one and everyone needs to play his part.
During his visit to Covid Care Centers, Advisor was informed that CCCs are fully established at all 126 Panchayats.
Deputy Commissioner, Krittika Jyotsna informed the Advisor that 69 Covid positive patients are active in the district, besides recovery rate is over 98.5 percent.
She further informed that vaccination for 18-44 years is in full swing and 40% of the population is given 1st dose besides, 45 % of the population over 45 years of age is also given 2nd dose.
Advisor Baseer Khan also reviewed the arrangements for the upcoming Independence Day celebrations and said that all arrangements should be done in line with the directions during numerous meetings held for the purpose by him.
He reviewed various arrangements including Flag hoisting, Cultural programs, Traffic plan, Sanitation, Sports activities, Medicare, Illumination, and directed them to undertake each activity effectively and efficiently.

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