KATHUA, Feb 19: MLA Bani Jewan Lal toured remote areas of Naleu, Thall,Khakhoe, Lohai,Malhar and Malad to take stock of problem being faced by the people there . He was accompanied by officers of different departments including Tehsildar Lohai -Malhar Farooq Ahmed, Z.E.O Malhar, C.D.P.O Malhar, A.E.E P.H.E, A.E.O Agriculture, Tehsil Social Welfare Officer.
The people apprised MLA about the problems being faced by them in their areas. The problems which were highlighted by people were mainly related to filling of vacant posts in sub-centres/ISM health sub, centres, teachers, masters, early completion of road projects, issue of new ration cards for BPL section, potable drinking water, early payment of MGNREGA job card holders and opening of new Aganwari centres.
People also highlighted the poor condition of electricity in the area and demanded to ensure regular supply of electricity besides replacement of 25kv to 63kv transformers and improved water supply.
Regarding electricity problems in the area, M.L.A said that Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna will provide electricity to every nook and corner of block Lohai-Malhar besides 63kv transformers will be installed in place of 25kv. He said that the delay was due to tendering process and said that work on the scheme will be started at an earliest.
During his tour Lal also visited Surag and Khakhoe areas and appealed people to extend full cooperation to the administration to achieve considerable results on developmental front. He said he is well aware of public issues and all possible measures and well knit mechanism is being formulated to resolve them so that development and prosperity of people is ensured. He added that provision of basic amenities including electricity, roads, healthcare and education is among his prime priorities and no stone will be left unturned in this regard.
MLA Bani has urged the officers to help resolve public issues on priority and be prompt to redress their grievances.
During his tour he address a number of Pubic meeting and urged officers of the concerned department to look into the matters and take immediate action. He impressed upon all officers to ensure benefit of various centre and state Govt. schemes to the people by creating awareness and facilitating the poor and ignored section of society. He also announce Rs 20 lakh from C.D.F for various works in Panchyat Naleu, Thall, Lohai, Malhar, and Malad.