Weekly Block Diwas: DC Kishtwar listens to public grievances at Sarthal

Weekly Block Diwas: DC Kishtwar listens to public grievances at Sarthal

Assures time bound redress of grievances, timely completion of development projects

KISHTWAR, SEPTEMBER 21: To redress the grievances of people at their doorsteps, the weekly Block Diwas proceedings were held today here at village Sarthal of Block Trigam.

Deputy Commissioner, Kishtwar, Dr Devansh Yadav, in presence of BDC chairman Trigam, Sri Chand and DDC member, Om Prakash, listened to the grievances of the people.

ACR, Varunjeet Singh Charak; ACD, Atul Dutt Sharma; DSWO, Zubair Ahmed; Tehsildar, Pramood Kumar; BDO Trigam, Firdous Kamal besides other District and sectoral officers and field functionaries of different departments attended the program.

The programme was coordinated by the Department of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, in collaboration with other line departments.

Scores of people and PRIs from adjacent Panchayats thronged the Block Diwas programme.

On the occasion, individuals and public deputations, led by PRIs, highlighted their issues ranging from provisions of Basic Amenities like Water, Electricity and Road connectivity, besides issues of shortage of staff in Schools, Employment of Youth in locals Hydroelectric Power Project and several specific other issues.

After listening to the issues of the locals, the Deputy Commissioner redressed many grievances on the spot by passing a slew of directions to the concerned officers. He assured the public that all their genuine grievances shall be redressed in a time bound manner.

The DC directed the officers to work in tandem to achieve equitable development of rural areas.

The concerned officers also addressed the public and assured early redress of their issues.

During the programme the stalls were installed by various departments to disseminate awareness among the people about the welfare schemes and Nasha Mukt J&K Abhiyan.

On the issue of slow pace of roads and construction works, the Deputy Commissioner expressed hope that the development works will see faster progress after the physical and financial encumbrances will be removed in coordination with the concerned authorities.

The DC Kishtwar in his address also gave a special thrust upon the people and PRIs to avail the benefit by participating in Amnesty scheme of PDD and Ayushman Bharat scheme.

He further appealed the PRIs and masses to join hands with administration and actively participate in the Nasha Mukht JK Abhiyan, besides help the administration in identifying the drug victims in each Panchayat so that this menace is wiped out completely from the district.

He appealed to all PRIs and common masses to take part in special Gram Sabhas to be held on 2nd Oct 2022 regarding the formulation of Gram Panchayat Development Plan in respective panchayats.

He called upon the RDD officers to take all the stakeholders on board through participatory development to achieve the objective of sustainable development.

Special skits on the "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" and "say no single use Plastic" were presented by school students on the occasion.

Meanwhile, the DC, alongwith concerned officers, also inspected progress of work on Chandali road and directed the Tehsildar and Concerned ExEn to to resolve the impediments, if any so that the road is completed in a time frame manner which is going to be a life line of this far flung area.

Enroute, Deputy Commissioner visited the holy shrine of Shree Sarthal Mata and paid obeisance there.

He also interacted with members of the management committee and listened to their grievances.

He assured them for redressal of their grievances on priority.