Genuine demands will be redressed soon: DDC

To take firsthand appraisal of public grievances and issues, the District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya today held a public darbar as part of weekly Block Diwas programme at Block Office Gagran, here.

The program witnessed huge participation of locals and PRIs from various adjoining areas of Gagran who apprised the DDC about grievances and developmental needs in their respective areas.

Locals put forth their issues relating to problems particularly development of existing roads, desilting of irrigation khuls, encroachment of dewatering channels, augmentation of drinking water supply and electricity, better health care facilities, IAY cases, cleanliness and other issues of public importance.

The Officers/Officials of all line departments who were present on the occasion remained busy in registering the demands and grievances of the locals with an aim to ensure redressal of grievances in minimum possible time.
The DDC listened 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 category to the concerned departments.

He also took strong note of illegal encroachment along dewatering channels and said that district administration will act tough against all such unscrupulous persons and directed the concerned to visit all such spots and carry intensive anti encroachment drives so that encroached land is retrieved.

Among others, DDC Members, Tehsildar Shopian, BDO Shopian, BDO Ramnagri, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Chief Horticulture Officer, Chief Agriculture Officer, AD Planning, Executive Officer Municipal Committee Shopian, Block Medical Officer Shopian and Officers from all other line departments. Besides, Sarpanchs, Panchs were also present on the occasion.