DC Sgr seeks civil society’s support to combat drug menace

SRINAGAR: In order to listen to the public issues, grievances at their door steps and to ensure on spot resolution of their developmental issues, the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad on Wednesday held a Public Grievance Redressal Camp at Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Chanapora under weekly public outreach programme.
On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner sought public cooperation in eradication of drug menace from the society. He said persons affected from drug abuse are treated as victims and are being provided proper counselling and guidance for their rehabilitation. He said the District Administration has also activated Digital Interface for faceless Consent by victims of drug abuse for their Tele Counselling and Rehabilitation.
The DC further said that the Lieutenant Governor led Administration has adopted zero tolerance towards drug peddling and persons involved in such heinous crime shall be dealt strictly to save young generations from this dreadful menace.
On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner also handed over land passbooks to the lawful land owners of the area.
During the Grievance Redressal Camp, public representatives, delegations and scores of individuals projected various developmental issues and demands before the Deputy Commissioner.
After giving patient hearing to the grievances and demands of the public, the Deputy Commissioner sought on the spot response from the concerned District Officers present during the Grievance Redressal Camp. He also assured the people of Chanapora Tehsil that all genuine demands and issues projected by them will be looked into on priority for their speedy redressal. The DC also gave on the spot directions to the concerned Officers for time bound redressal of the public issues.

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