Deputy Commissioner Doda Vishesh Mahajan today interacted with the BDCs, DDCs and Sarpanches of the Bhaderwah Sub district and urged them to immediately start the approved works under MGNREGA for their early completion.
Accompanied by ADC Bhaderwah, Chowdhary Dil Mir, ACD, Phulail Singh and ACP, Ashfaq Khanji, the DC stressed on synchronised and coordinated efforts of PRIs and Administration for the smooth implementation of rural Development schemes, Swatchta and Nasha Mukht Bharat campaigns besides, individual and community welfare schemes.
BDC Chairman Bhaderwah Omi Chand, DDC Councillor Thakur Yudhvir Sigh, and sarpanches interacted and presented their local and common demands/ issues for early redressal.
Some of the major demands presented during the interaction included toilet facilities in the Jai Valley and other tourist spots, telecom network in Jai and other tourist places, installation of tents at Jai and other tourist places, provision of dustbins in the villages, staff for health and educational institutions, road connectivity to Kurshari, Gutassu and other unconnected villages, replacement of wooden poles in Nalthi village, filling vacancy of GRS in Gutassa Panchayat, up-gradation of schools, blacktopping of roads etc.
The DC gave a patient hearing and assured timely response/ redressal of all the genuine demands by the concerned departments.The Deputy Commissioner urged PRIs to play their role in maintaining peace and communal harmony in the district.
He also informed them about the upcoming Lavender Festival going to be held on 4th of June in the Bhaderwah and mega yoga event at Jai valley on 21st of June on the International Yoga day, and asked them to contribute in making these events a grand success.