The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, Baseer-ul-Haq Choudhary today visited Municipal Council Complex Pampore and took part in various activities being undertaken under the flagship Shehri Jan Abhiyan a prelude to ‘My Town My Pride’ programme.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC said that the Shehri Jan Abhiyan has been organized to spread awareness among the people regarding various government initiatives in place for the welfare of the citizens and assess needs for planned development of urban areas.
He said ‘My Town My Pride’ is an initiative to strengthen Urban Local Self-Governance and to serve the people with responsive, accountable and participatory governance.Choudhary appealed to people to be part of the decision making process and decide about utilization of funds meant for development of their wards by participating in ward meetings during ‘My Town My Pride’ programme.
The DC said the visiting officers shall identify the gaps and ensure sustained and synchronized efforts to remove bottlenecks.He also asked all the concerned officers to work in tandem and coordination so that people of the town get benefitted of the new initiative of the Government, envisaged to provide better service delivery and governance at their doorsteps.
Choudhary met scores of delegations who raised various issues concerning their areas. On spot instructions were passed by DC for their early resolution. He also distributed pension sanction letters among beneficiaries besides distributed certificates under various online services.
He exhorted upon all the concerned officers involved in public service delivery and others for setting up a dedicated stalls/Kiosk at the venue of the program.The DC was accompanied by EO Municipality & other officers.