DC Kargil conducts extensive tour of Sodh block

DC Kargil inspecting development work.
DC Kargil inspecting development work.

Excelsior Correspondent
KARGIL, Sept 15: Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Baseer ul Haq Choudhary today conducted an extensive tour of Sodh block during which he took stock of the pace of progress on developmental works and listened to the grievances and developmental concerns of the people.
Assistant Commissioner Development (ACD) Kargil Ghulam Muhammad, Executive Engineers of R&B, PHE, I&FC, REW and PDD, CMO, CEO besides other concerned officers accompanied the DC during the tour.
To take first hand appraisal of the developmental needs and demands of the people, the Deputy Commissioner met a number of delegations at Mangmore, Akchamal, Sharbathgon, Tumail, Yurbaltak, Apati, Barchay and adjoining villages who projected demands which included the augmentation of water and power supply, up gradation of schools and health institutions, construction of lift irrigation schemes, repair of irrigation khuls, water supply schemes and hand pumps, macadamization of link roads, development of animal and sheep husbandry, land and tree compensation due to flood damage and other related demands.
Other issues highlighted by the people included construction of snow check dams and artificial glaciers, filling up of the posts of lecturers, teachers and Class IV in schools of the area, opening up of tailoring and knitting centres for ladies, provision of agricultural and horticulture machinery and implements on subsidized rates and the like.
The DC while giving a patient hearing to all developmental concerns and demands of the people assured them all genuine concerns would be addressed in a phased manner.
The DC urged the PRI members as well as people to actively participate in the planning and execution of developmental works in their respective areas so as to make the development process more effective, beneficial and result oriented.
Meanwhile, the DC also took stock of the status of healthcare facilities and the status of education being imparted to the students in the area.