SHOPIAN: The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya today presided over Weekly Block Diwas at Pahnoo Shopian.
People from various areas of Pahnoo raised developmental issues, demands and grievances pertaining to adequate drinking water availability, uninterrupted power supply, road connectivity, flood protection works and other rural development works and public welfare measures with the DDC.
After listening to demands raised by people and PRIs, D directed concerned officers for resolving and meeting the demands on a priority basis.
Speaking on the occasion, DDC highlighted the importance of the Weekly Outreach programme and said that the conduct of Block Diwas aims at reaching out to the people at their doorsteps, listening to their grievances and redressing them within the shortest possible time.
He said, the outreach camps lead to a better connection between the administration and people and directed effective planning and implementation of developmental goals through vibrant participation of stakeholders.
He stressed upon the officers to prioritize the demands and redress them within the stipulated timelines. Some of the demands were resolved onspot.
DDC appealed to the people to come forward in giving a helping hand to District Administration in eradicating the menace of drugs from the society.
DDC also toured the village and passed directions for demolition of illegal structures on the encroached state Land.
Among others, Joint Director Planning, Khursheed Ahmed Khatana, CEO, Mushtaq Ahmed, CHO, Mohammad Ramzan War, Tehsildar Shopian, Mohammad Fida and BDO, Shopian, Qadeer Chatak and other officials were also present.