DDC Udhampur conducts public outreach camp at Chenani

DC Udhampur Dr Piyush Singla meeting people in Chenani on Thursday.
DC Udhampur Dr Piyush Singla meeting people in Chenani on Thursday.

Excelsior Correspondent

UDHAMPUR, Oct 29: In an endeavor to monitor the status and progress of ongoing developmental works being executed by the PMGSY, R&B, RDD and other departments and to redress the public grievances District Development Commissioner, Udhampur, Dr. Piyush Singla along with senior officers of district administration conducted an extensive tour of remote areas of Sub –Division Chenani of district Udhampur.
Enroute, he also took stock of PMGSY roads from Moud to Pattan inspected the execution works of Degree College, Agriculture building and other projects, and stressed on early completion of these roads and maintenance of quality of work. He said that roads are the backbone of an area and good road connectivity boosts the economy of the area. R&B Department was asked to expedite the progress of execution work of Degree College Chenani. Besides PMGSY department was asked to expedite the process of ongoing developmental projects and complete these projects within a given time frame. Directions were issued to concerned officers to gear up men and machinery for effective and timely completion of these developmental projects.
TheDDC held public grievances redressal camp at Panchayat Gharian where public and elected representatives of more than 15 Panchayats participated.
Sarpanches, Panches and local people of adjoining Panchayats projected scores of demands and problems like Black topping of roads, PMAY survey for left out beneficiaries, shortage of doctors in dispensary, construction of school buildings, Completion of foot bridge from Nagulta to Rayar, low voltage problem, Establishment of bank branch at a central place, ultrasound machine in PHC Matlowa, scarcity of drinking water, inclusion of area on tourism map, Up gradation of primary and middle school, improvement of internal- roads, ration cards for left out families etc. The BDC Chairperson along with all the Sarpanches of Block Chenani thanked the DDC for sanction of bridge over river tawi, which was their long pending demand.
After listening the problems and demands of the people, the DDC directed the officers concerned to mitigate the sufferings of the people on priority. He stressed upon the officers to work with dedication and sincerity and redress genuine grievances of the people pertaining to their respective departments at their level within the specified time frame. He also assured people for speedy redressal of the problems of local areas. He assured them that their genuine demands will be redressed on priority. He emphasized that newly sanctioned bridge will play a pivotal role in developmental of these areas. He appreciated the role and coordination of Sub-Division Administration and PRIs and ensured PRIs that their all genuine demands will be resolved on priority.