DC Budgam chairs Block Diwas at Lachmanpora
BUDGAM: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam S F Hamid on Wednesday chaired a mega Block Diwas at remote Panchayat Halqa Lachmanpora in Block Khag.
On the occasion, PRIs and locals from villages Lachmanpora, Batapora, Lassipora, Habbar, Sitharan, Drung and other adjacent villages apprised the DC about their needs.
The DC said that special focus was being given to the area for falling in the picturesque Tosamaidaan belt.
He said various road projects, WSS, improvement works in power, health and education sectors are in progress and in the pipeline to ensure holistic development of the area.
On the occasion, CEO Budgam assured that a feasibility check will be carried out for upgradation of schools to the next level.
He also said that a safety audit of old middle school building shall be conducted for the safety of students and staff members.
Executive Engineer PDD informed locals about the one time PDD amnesty scheme and urged consumers to avail benefits under it.
The DC urged the PRIs and locals to ensure complete ban on single use plastic items and proper garbage disposal besides construction of compost and soakage pits for solid waste and liquid waste management.
DC also visited village Shonglipora and Lachmanpora villages, where he interacted with the artisans, weaving handmade carpets for the new Parliament building.
The DC assured facilities including direct marketing linkage and buyer- seller meets shall be conducted to ensure more revenue generation and other maximum benefits are availed by these artisans for their hard work.
He assured that district administration Budgam was committed for the welfare of artisan community and promotion of all art forms in the district.