Advisor visits Pulwama; reviews developmental, security scenario

Excelsior Correspondent
PULWAMA, Aug 3: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited Pulwama to assess the developmental scenario and overall law & order and in the district. During the visit, the Advisor convened separate meetings with district and police officers to review the present development and security situation in the district.
Chief Secretary BVR Subhramanyam, IGP Kashmir S P Pani, DIG (SKR) Amit Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Pulwama G M Dar, SSP Pulwama Mohd Aslam and other senior civil and police officers attended the meeting.
DC Pulwama while making a detailed presentation regarding developmental profile of the district informed the meeting that various initiatives have been taken by the district administration to develop key sectors including horticulture, agriculture, education, health and others. He also briefed the meeting about the physical and financial achievements registered in the current fiscal till date.
Addressing the officers, the Advisor appreciated the efforts of the district administration despite of different kind of challenges they are facing while performing their duties. He said the district has huge scope in horticulture and agriculture sector and every effort need to be made  to get the maximum benefits out of it.
Asking for ensuring prompt delivery of services to people, the Advisor stressed for being more responsive towards people of the district and to address the people’s grievance properly. Quality and timely services need to be maintained for the people, he added.
Only development can bring the change in the society and for that we all have to play a major role in changing the socio-economic condition of the people, K Vijay Kumar said. He asked the officers to take along the public representatives while taking any developmental initiatives for the people.
Speaking to the officers, Chief Secretary said that the district is leading in every sector but still lot more needs to be done. He said that focused attention should be accorded to complete the ongoing works in given time frame.
The district has done good job under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) and in declaring the district ODF but steps needs to be taken for ensuring its sustainability.
CS stressed for completing the targets for providing electricity in every household before the commencement of New Year. He said that the targets given under PMAY, UJJWALA and other important CSSs must be completed by according special attention to them.
He also asked the Deputy Commissioner to come with the inputs if any to further develop agriculture and horticulture sector in the district.
Earlier, the Advisor held a meeting with senior police officers to discuss the overall law & order scenario in the district. IGP Kashmir briefed the Advisor and Chief Secretary about the prevailing security situation and steps taken to have better police-public relations.