Jan visits far flung areas, seeks restoration of utility services

Excelsior Correspondent

POONCH, Jan 27: Youth National Conference Provincial president, Aijaz Jan urged the Administration to speed up the execution of various development projects and undertake restoration of works in the district and demanded restoration of essential services like power, drinking water and other utility services.
During his visit to various remote areas including Arai, Mandi, Islambad and Mendhar Nangali Saibaba block, Jan assured the locals that the issue regarding completion of Jabbi Toti road would be taken up with the concerned agency earnestly and hoped that the Government will ensure fair distribution of rations equitably in the respective Panchayats.
He regretted that the Jal Shakti Department was insensitive towards replacement of drinking water supply pipes, which has been causing enormous problems to the residents.
Describing the demand for motorable road over Nallah Aria in the Panchayat Malkan and up-gradation of Road Nangali to SaiBaba Mira Sahib, Jan said this will be raised at the appropriate forum so that road up to the peripheral villages is undertaken for convenience of the people.
The former legislator interacted with the residents and assured them that the issues raised would be taken up with the District Administration.
Accord approvals to the supplementary plans of 14th Finance Commission and MGNREGA for the year 2021-22 which are pending since long, as just two months of the current fiscal are available for execution of schemes, he demanded.
Bagh Hussain Rathore, Peer Anyat Bukhari, Khurshid Shah, Najabdin Dar, Nasir Khan and many others were present alongwith Aujaz Jan.