Deputy Commissioner(DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today visited Harwan Block of the District and holds a public outreach programm at Sarband under weekly Block Diwas to listen to the developmental demands of the public and address their issues.
The Programme witnessed a huge participation of local people, DDC, BDC, PRI members and students from different schools, besides attended by General Manager DIC, Chief Planning Officer, Chief Education Officer, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, Chief Horticulture Officer, Assistant Commissioner Development, Tehsildar North, BDO Harwan, Lead District Manager and other Sectoral/Zonal Officers of the District.
During the programme, the Deputy Commissioner listened to the developmental demands of the people from Harwan Panchayat Block.The DC also participated in ongoing Swachhata Hi Seva" activities conducted to encourage community engagement to make Srinagar Clean.
On the occasion, the participants carried banners and placards highlighting the significance of cleanliness and ill impact of polythene and plastic use to the environment. Under Swachta Hi Sewa Campaign scheduled from September 15 to October 02, 2023(Gandhi Jayanti).
The Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, who was the Chief Guest on the occasion actively took part in the cleanliness drive at Harwan Sarband under the Campaign and marched together with other participants carrying dustbins and brooms to exemplify their commitment to cleanliness with an aim to disseminate information regarding the ill effects of the plastic and polythene and its impact on the environment.
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner said that the main objective of the programme is to realize the objective of cleanness and sanitation among people of the District to ensure a hygienic environment around for their overall wellbeing.
The DC urged Students and other participants to sensitize people and rise up willingly to stop throwing waste on roadsides, prominent public places, around religious places, tourist spots, offices, educational institutions etc to keep the Srinagar City clean.
The DC also appealed to people to cooperate with the Administration opting for environmentally friendly alternatives for the banned material like polythene and plastic.During the programme, the DC interacted with the participant students and encouraged them to become cleanliness ambassadors and contribute toward making Srinagar a Clean District.
Earlier, Chief Planning Officer and Assistant Commissioner Development spoke about the programme and explained that Swachhata Swachhata Hi Seva, a fortnight drive has been launched to carry out a series of cleanliness operations from September 15 to October 2, 2023.
Later, the Deputy Commissioner also visited Shri Bhavneshori Asthapan and Shrine of Syed Mirak Shah Kashani Sahib and participated in cleanliness drives under "Swachhata Hi Seva '' campaign.At both the Religious places, the DC interacted with the local Managing Bodies and listened to their demands patiently and ensured expeditious action.