Youmi Block/ Block Diwas is growing as an institution, massive participation of people is reclamation of trust on Govt Institutions, stated Baseer Ul Haq Choudhary, District Development Commissioner (DDC) Pulwama, while speaking to a huge gathering of people at Govt Higher Secondary School Samboora, Pampore.
The DDC said that such events are proving successful in bringing Governance at doorsteps. He further said that the permanent nature of Block Diwas is reaffirming the commitment of the government for an accessible administration.
It has always been our endeavor to increase the impact of Governance, DC Added. On the occasion, the DDC laid the foundation of the Art/ Craft Room at HSS Samboora, and participated in a plantation drive there.
He also inaugurated a tug of war competition between two teams. 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.
Choudhary spent the whole day in Samboora, Block Pampore and redressed hundreds of grievances on the spot. The DDC said that Samboora Village has been included in the tourist map of the country and now it is the collective responsibility of the residents of Samboora to beautify it.
He was accompanied by the DDC Member Minha Lateef, SSP Awantipora, Mohd Yousuf, ADDC Pulwama Sheikh Abdul Aziz, BDC Chairperson Mir Altaf, Additional Deputy Commissioner Awantipora Zaffar Ahmad Shawl, ACD Pulwama, ACP Pulwama, other PRIs, Tehsildar Pampore, besides all other District officers.
The DDC also 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 officers to complete the works within the shortest possible time. 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, PRI members and various public 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.
Later, the DDC inspected the stalls installed by different departments and enquired about the benefits/ schemes being provided by these departments to the general masses, besides enquiring about the grievances redressal mechanism being adopted by them to satiate public aspirations.