Series of Weekly Block diwas meetings held across Doda district

DDC asks for regular inspection of schools, AWCs, Health Institutions

DODA: The teams of District Administration including District Development Commissioner, ADCs, SDMs and other District and sectoral Officers today took first hand appraisal of the public grievances and issues at a series of public outreach camps held at designated places across Doda district under the aegis of Weekly Block Diwas.

The Block diwas programmes were held at PWD Guest House Jakyas, Gandoh, Tehsil office (Revenue Complex) Thathri, BDO Office, Assar, BDO office, Bhaderwah and PWD Guest House Bharat Bagla.

District Development Commissioner Vikas Sharma along with a team of officers convened the public outreach camp at PWD Guest House Jakyas and reviewed the overall developmental status of the area.

Responding to the long pending issue of Amritpura Road, the DDC directed SDM to submit a detailed report and take all possible measures in resolving the issue at an earliest.

On the shortage of teaching staff, the ZEO concerned was directed to coordinate with SDM Gandoh and rationalise the staff to resolve the problem in Schools facing shortage.

Further, SDM, Tehsildars and Naib Tehsildars were instructed to inspect the Schools, Anganwadi Centres and Health centres on a regular basis and ensure punctuality of the staff in these institutions.

The CDPO Gandoh was asked to conduct frequent inspection of Anganwadi Centres and ascertain the services provided to the eligible beneficiaries.

SDM Gandoh was further instructed to publicise the contact details of Mentor Secretaries who shall handhold the locals in getting information and other logistic support on the services provided by different departments and Banks including self employment schemes.

The Ex En PWD and Ex En PMGSY ware directed to expedite the pace and progress on all the allotted works.

The SDM was instructed to identify patch of state land in each major habitation for the development of play fields in these areas, wherever required.

He was further directed to check the progress of PMAY houses in the area and ensure timely payment under PMAY and MGNREGA.

Besides, ARTO and police were also asked to intensify checking of the vehicle to tighten noose around the transport operators resorting to overcharging and over speeding.

The local administration was also directed to identify suitable government buildings for the establishment of a Library/ reading room facility for the youth. Besides, the SDM was asked to coordinate with forest department officials and ensure the availability of timber to the PMAY beneficiaries. He was asked to disburse the available amount of compensation to the eligible beneficiaries immediately. J&K bank and SBI officials were asked to explore the possibility of setting up an ATM in the tehsil Jakyas.

The officers/ officials were instructed to observe conduct of the highest order while interacting and serving the public.

DDC reiterate that departments need a proactive approach to resolve the issues raised by the public in the public outreach camps.

Weekly Block Diwas was also held at BDO office in Bhaderwah to redress the grievances of people.

The locals projected demands and issues of public importance before the officers of different departments.

The event was chaired by BDC Chairperson, Omi Chand in presence of DDC Councillor Thakur Yudhvir Singh and ADC Bhaderwah Ch. Dil Mir. The government officers provided various services and listened to the grievances and demands of people.

Meanwhile, varied public services were provided to the beneficiaries and various grievances were resolved by the concerned officers on the spot at other designated locations. The Govt officers of Animal husbandry, ICDS, Horticulture and other departments educated the Local participants about various Govt schemes.

As many as 32 domicile certificates, 9 category certificates, 15 revenue papers and 13 birth/death certificates were issued to the beneficiaries on the spot.

Moreover 123 applications/grievances were received during the day long program across the district out of which 113 feasible public grievances were disposed of on the spot.

Rest of the grievances were forwarded to the concerned quarters for time bound redressal, for which the field officers were also directed to follow up the grievances so that they shall be resolved at an earliest.

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