SRINAGAR, May 28: Deputy Commissioner Kupwara Khalid Jahangir today visited Pathran, Kundiyan and Mandian areas of Keran block to take first-hand appraisal of amenities provided and issues faced by the people of the area and to take stock of various ongoing developmental works being executed by different agencies.
The Deputy Commissioner was accompanied by Executive Engineer PHE, I &FC, R&B, Chief Education Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer and various field functionaries.
The DC interacted with the local people, offered the empathetic hearing to their immediate concerns and assured them assistance from the district administration. He directed the concerned departments to ensure availability of essential commodities for the people of Keran without any delay or excuse and requested the people to communicate their demands through their representatives for early redressal.
Jahangir also inspected many bridges inter-connecting various areas of Keran. He issued on spot direction to the officials of R&B to complete the road from Datt Bridge to Keran and to ensure completion of Friends Bridge connecting Keran market to Keran Balla by the end of this year.
The DC visited many schools in the area to assess the need for improving or upgrading infrastructure and providing adequate staff. He directed the concerned Block Development Officer to ensure fencing around the building and leveling of the ground of Girls Middle School Keran.
While interacting with the people associated with Livestock sector, the DC directed the Animal and Sheep Husbandry Department to provide free vaccination for livestock of the area that has not been administered vaccination for ENT and F&M disease during the current year. He also inspected the work done by I&FC in the area.