Block Diwas held at Pahalgam, Mehmoodabad

Block Diwas held at Pahalgam, Mehmoodabad

ANANTNAG, MAY 25: Block Diwas was today held at two locations in Anantnag viz. Pahalgam and Mehmoodabad to take stock of public issues and demands at their doorsteps.

The Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Anantnag, presided over the function at Town Hall Pahalgam, while at Mehmoodabad, the function was presided over by Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Anantnag.

Several delegations of PRIs and civil society members presented their grievances at both locations. The various grievances raised pertained to water supply issues, electricity and power cuts, mobile connectivity, repair of inner roads, street lights etc.

The ADDC while presiding over the gathering exhorted the officials present to address the grievances raised. He reviewed the action taken with regard to grievances raised in the previous block diwas functions. He further stressed on inter departmental coordination and regular meeting of block level officials to ensure disposal of grievances related to development works.

Later, the ADDC visited Nunwan base camp and took stock of the preparations for SANJY 2022. He directed the accompanying officials from line departments to expedite execution of works.

The ADC said that Block diwas is a single forum to resolve interdepartmental grievances. He emphasized that departments must ensure that grievances raised are appropriately addressed. Further, he reviewed the disposal of various services under PSGA and directed the officials to ensure timelines are adhered to.

The ADC also visited schools in the vicinity and inspected the functioning and attendance of staff. He interacted with the students and took stock of various extra curricular activities being organised.