DDC Rajouri holds public grievances redressal camp at Plangarh

DDC Rajouri during a grievances redressal camp
DDC Rajouri during a grievances redressal camp

Excelsior Correspondent

RAJOURI, May 25: District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Vikas Kundal today asked the officers to adopt good governance practices while redressing the grievances of the general public.
He said this while chairing a public grievances redressal camp here at Plangarh organised as a part of the weekly Block Diwas.
During the event, the public and panchayat representatives apprised the DDC about a number of issues and demands of their areas. They demanded new road projects, up-gradation of schools, better health services, paucity of staff in Government institutions and other related issues.
Specific issues projected during the event included implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission; Girls hostel Plangarh to be made functional, timely payments under MGNREGA, work on Rajouri to Thanamandi road to be expedited, inclusion of the left out beneficiaries under PMAY-G etc.
Other issues included completion of work on road from Khori to Jamra, dilapidated condition of road from Thar to Bhassa, old age pension, effective measures to be taken to curb the menace of drug abuse, shortage of staff in HSS Dodasan Balla etc.
Some more issues were mega awareness camps on livelihood generation schemes to be organised in every panchayat; exaggerated electricity bills, sanctioning of a High School at Lah etc.
The officers of different departments also replied to the queries raised by the public during the event and also educated them about the schemes and programmes being implemented in the district and motivated them to avail the benefits of the same.
He also advised the officers and panchayat representatives to work in tandem for the overall development of the district.
The DDC gave a patient hearing to the issues and demands projected by locals and assured that all their genuine concerns would be redressed in a phased manner.
Addressing the event, the DDC said that the District Administration is striving hard to take the district towards development by utilizing its potential in different sectors and all possible measures are being taken to provide the Govt services at the doorsteps of the general public.
Expressing the strong resolve of the District Administration to ensure transparency and accountability in its functioning, he also said concrete measures are being taken to make Govt services more transparent and easily accessible to the public.
He also urged the PRIs to play a crucial role in the development of their areas and ensure that all the developmental works being executed in their respective jurisdictions are completed within the set times while adhering to quality parameters.
While addressing the issues and demands of the general public, he also exhorted the officers to take immediate measures to mitigate the problems of the people highlighted during the public outreach programme.
The DDC also gave on the spot directions to the concerned departments for taking necessary steps to meet the genuine demands of the local people so that they don’t face any inconveniences.