District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today conducted an extensive tour of various areas of Lolab to get first hand appraisal of ongoing developmental works executed by various agencies.During the visit, the DDC also paid surprise visit to many government offices to check attendance of employees.He visited PHC Lalpora, Cherkoot, and exhorted the employees to ensure punctuality for the welfare of the people and issued directions for fencing around the PHC for convenience of the residents.DDC also visited JNV Model School Potshye, interacted with the staff and impressed upon the school management to include co-curricular activities as part of syllabus towards better physical and mental development of students and for infusing spirit of team work and sportsmanship from the very beginning. "Sports teaches us to function as a team, enhances mental faculties and helps build youth as responsible citizens", said DDC on the occasion.
Later, DDC visited High School Khumriyal, interacted with the teachers and students and issued directions to the concerned for fencing the school premises. During the course of his visit the DDC interacted with local people and listened to their demands and grievances. The DDC assured the people that after proper scrutiny, all their grievances will be redressed within stipulated time. Meanwhile, DDC paid surprise visit to IIT Lalpora and during the course of scrutiny of attendance register/biometric Attendance, twelve employees were found unauthorizedly absent and orders for placing the said absentees under suspension were issued on the spot.DDC said that absenteeism will not be tolerated and all HODs, employees in the district shall ensure punctuality for better delivery of services.