Udhampur, October 11
District Development Commissioner, Udhampur, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, along with team of District Officers and sub-divisional administration convened public meetings and also camps for enrollment of women and destitute under social security scheme “Aasra” were organised apart from Information Education and Communication camps of various flagship programmes and Government schemes.
A number of development projects and issued were discussed in the meeting and decisions taken for fast track redressal of grievances and addressing the development related demands of public. More than 500 persons especially women, and workers were enrolled under Aasra scheme of state government. IEC camp for Swach Bharat, Aasra, SVEEP-SSR and NREGA was also organised.
The DDC, responding to demands, informed that Govt has released Rs 14 Lakh for Chenani-Pattangarh road and additional funds will be requisitioned, for providing electricity in un-electrified villages of district Rs 8 Cr under Deen Dayal Upadhya Scheme. Two additional Ration Depots will be provided in Chenani town. Eight foot bridges were approved for various panchayats near schools. CEO was directed for restoring 19 posts to Chenani zone and providing teachers in schools facing shortage of staff. Issues related to Cold Storage at Bain, construction permission by PDA, payment for damages due to road construction, circular road, bus stand expansion and protection work in Kud were also discussed in the meeting.
Dr Shahid added that Gaurikund track will be developed for local tourism. He also directed for providing 2 bridges in Karla panchayat, development of and facilities at Shamshan Ghat chenani, completion of bridge on Chenani-Champari road in one month, restoration of damaged infrastructure in chenani town, payment of land compensation in PMGSY roads, opening of LPG outlet and resolution of pending issues with PDC.