Youmi Block/ Block Diwas is a platform to reinforce connection with people, stated Baseer Ul Haq Choudhary, District Development Commissioner (DDC) Pulwama, while speaking to a huge gathering of people assembled at Govt Higher Secondary School Satura Tral as part of Youm I Block.
DDC Pulwama spent the whole day in Block Aripal and redressed hundreds of grievances on the spot. The DDC gave patient hearing to the grievances raised and assured quality disposal of genuine issues in a time bound manner.
He also gave on spot directions for redressal of many issues of urgent nature. The DDC further added that District Administration is ensuring to provide all facilities to the people at their doorsteps and in this regard necessary instructions are already given to line departments.
On the occasion, DDC also approved a Model Classroom for Govt HSS Satura. He was accompanied by the SSP Awantipora, Mohd Yousuf; ADDC Pulwama, Sheikh Abdul Aziz; Additional Deputy Commissioner Tral S.A Raina; PRIs, Tehsildar Aripal, and all other District officers.
On the occasion, DDC said that Yumi block/ Block Divas is a regular feature now and appealed people to become active participants so that the issues of daily importance are redressed in the minimum possible time.
He highlighted the objectives of the various governmental programmes informing the public that these schemes, campaigns are aimed at reaching out to the people for redressal of their grievances and addressing developmental issues.
The DDC directed the concerned Officers to exhort for completion of ongoing projects, Roads, & bridges. He urged upon officers to complete the works within the shortest possible time. The DDC also directed the concerned Officers to be proactive and remain accessible to the people so that the purpose of the initiative is fulfilled.
Thousands of people hailing from across the Block attended the programme and put forth their issues relating to problems they are facing. During the Public hearing various delegations, individuals, deputations from Panchayats apprised the DDC about the issues pertaining to the different departments including Health, Education, Horticulture, Agriculture, Jal Sakti, RDD, R&B, Power Deptt, Social Welfare, ICDS and other sectors.
The delegations also raised the issues regarding the provision of various services like revenue extracts, domicile certificates, caste certificates, dependency certificates, registration for various individual benefit schemes including social Security schemes for Old age pensions, handicap pensions, scholarships and submitted memorandum of demands pertaining to their respective Panchayat Halqas.
Speaking on the occasion , officers/ officials from various departments raised awareness among the general public about the various government sponsored schemes and urged people to take benefits from them.