DDC Kupwara chairs Block Diwas at Keran block
KUPWARA: The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kupwara Doifode Sagar Dattatray on Wednesday visited far flung Keran tehsil to chair a mega block diwas at TRC ground Keran.
The event was held to reach out to the people in far flung border areas.
During the visit, the DC also inaugurated various projects in the Keran block.
DDC Member Kralpora Advocate Masrat, BDC Chairperson Keran Mohammad Syed, CMO, LDM, CAHO, CAO, DSHO, AD Food, Tehsildar, DSWO, DYSSO, BDO, CDPO, besides, PRIs and people in large number attended the block diwas.
In his address, DDC said the development of far flung areas like Keran, Machil and Karnah was the top priority of both UT administration as well as district administration.
He said that various centrally sponsored schemes like Samrid Seema Yojna are aimed at to enrich the developmental profile of the areas like Keran and stressed upon the concern to ensure benefit of schemes reach to the people of Keran.
He also asked PRIs to become a bridge between the people and administration for a smooth public delivery system.
The DDC passed various directions to the district and sectoral officers including DSWO, CAO, CHO, LDM and others to ensure maximum saturation of their schemes in the Keran area so that the people could be benefitted at large.
The Social Welfare department was directed for identification of differently abled persons in all panchayats of Keran block for distribution of Motorized Tricycles among them.
The horticulture department was directed to take 80 proposals for development of horticulture activities in the area.
Regarding the mobile network, the DDC said that more than 50 percent work was already completed on the project and assured the people that the issue of mobile network will be resolved before the onset of winter season in the area.
On grid connectivity in some panchayats, the DDC directed the Executive Engineer KPDCL to pursue the matter and ensure power supply is restored to the concerned panchayats as soon as possible. The Executive Engineer PHE was directed to speed up work on JJM for providing water supply in the required areas of the Keran block.
Regarding self employment, the DDC directed the concerned officers for approval of cases under various self employment schemes on war footing basis.
Meanwhile, the DDC Member, BDC Chairperson, PRIs and senior citizens put forth the developmental issues of their respective areas.
The DDC heard them patiently and issued on spot directions to the officers to resolve the same.
Earlier, the DDC Kupwara inspected various stalls installed by Animal/Sheep Husbandry, Social Welfare, ICDS, Education, Health, Agriculture, Horticulture and JK Bank and got feedback from the departments regarding their activities.
During the day-long block diwas programme, the DDC distributed various benefits among the concerned beneficiaries. He provided medical equipment including ECG, Urine Analyser and Dental RVG to PHC Keran.
He also provided four Agri-sprayers, two Trepals and toolkits among the farmer beneficiaries.
Intimation letters for plantation under horticulture; Baby care kits, Land Passbooks, Sanction Letters of Integrated Social Security Scheme were also distributed among the concerned beneficiaries.
Sports equipment including Volley ball/Cricket kits were distributed among the panchayats.
Winning teams from the ongoing Cricket and Volleyball tournaments of Keran were also awarded at the occasion.
Later, the DDC laid the foundation stones of a two bedroom tourist hut and residential accommodation for employees at Keran.
He also laid the foundation stone for completion of the PHC building.
Meanwhile, Block Diwas programme was also held at Punzwa of Ramhal block in Handwara subdivision which was chaired byADC Handwara, Nazir Ahmad Mir.
At Nachiyan in Karnah sub division, Block diwas programme was chaired by SDM Karnah, Dr.Gulzar Ahmed Rather.
Block diwas was also held at SDM Office Sogam under the chairmanship of SDM Lolab, Aijaz Ahmad Bhat.
PRIs and people in large numbers put forth their day to day developmental issues which were redressed by the officers on the spot.