Scores of issues were discussed in a meeting convened by the District Development Commissioner which had the participation of civil society members and officers of the district administration here today. The meeting was attended by ADDC Ramesh Chander, ADC Babu Ram, ACD M.Y. Malik, CPO Harbans Lal, CMO Dr. L.D. Bhagat, CEO B.S. Jaral, DSWO Kulraj Singh, Deputy Director Planning, Parshotam Kumar Executive Engineers and other district officers besides representatives from Vyapar Mandal, NGOs, social organizations and senior citizens.After brief introduction, the locals raised the issue of severe shortage of doctors in District Hospital and the issue of the New Mother and Child Care Hospital to be established the town for which the decision has already been taken by the District Development Board. The other issues brought out in the meeting included identification of land for establishment of KV School and strengthening of Reasi Municipality in infrastructure and manpower. The issue of shortage of doctors, expansion of existing bus stand and congestion of road from Thapa chowk to Nai Basti also came to light for which DC assured the public that all possible measures would be taken by the district administration.
The locals also highlighted the issue of street lights on link road from BDO office to District Hospital and also along walk ways in Gadal, Trintha and Gran More areas for comforts of the local people and walkers during night hours. The locals also demanded entry of KV school bus to the bus stand. A deputation raised the issues of community bath in the Gadal areas, shifting of auto stand from Nai Basti road, banning heavy vehicles on narrow streets in the town, rescheduling of ration timings for food stores, constriction of public utility from IRP Chowk to petrol pump and others.DC assured the public that all their genuine matters would be looked into seriously and a mechanism would be brought in force to resolve them. He also passed instructions to the officers to make their observations for early resolution of the issues pertaining to their departments. The DC also directed district and sectoral officers to improve public delivery system for providing governance at people’s door steps besides maintaining people friendly work culture in their respective departments so that people of the district can avail hassle free benefits of different welfare schemes.