Phase First of B2V-4 commences at Bandipora
BANDIPORA: The ambitious Back to Village-4th (B2V4) programme started on Friday in 61 Gram Panchayats of the district under phase first with much fanfare.
The “Back to Village 4” will be conducted in three phases from 28th of October to 3rd of November 2022 in the district.
Meanwhile, today 61 Officers of all line departments visited an equal number of Panchayats and held interaction with the locals and PRI representatives who apprised them about their grievances and projected various public demands and village needs.
Later, the officers visited several government offices in the villages including schools, health care centres, Anganwari centres, and other offices and took stock of the services being provided to the public.
They also inspected the ongoing works including Amrit Sarovar sites, JJM works and took stock of other developmental activities.
The officers also inaugurated several projects including playgrounds and public parks while foundation stone of various projects was also laid during the day long activities.
Sports activities, cultural activities, distribution under public welfare schemes and Employment generation schemes were conducted. Sports kits, Land passbooks, kits to women beneficiaries were provided by the visiting officers.
Additional District Development Commissioner Bandipora, Ali Afsar Khan visited Panchayats of Khenusa and Aloosa, DPO Nodal Officer Coordination Mohd Ashraf Hakak visited Garoora and Additional Deputy Commissioner Waseem Raja visited the Ajas Panchayats to take part in the activities being organised in these Panchayats.
During his interaction with the Panchayats Representatives and Public at Khenusa, ADDC said the basic objective of this programme is to move governance from its seat of operation to the village Panchayats and people should leverage the benefits of this opportunity of having officers at their doorsteps.
He said it is a people centric approach by which the public can directly discuss their issues with the officers and officials of the departments to get their demands fulfilled.
During the two days stay, visiting officers will be interacting with the people at Panchayat level and take firsthand account of the issues and problems of the people besides assessing the village development needs.
They will submit a detailed report to the district administration along with the report for the grievances/ issues and their redressal.
In the similar way, public outreach camps were organized in designated villages of subdivision Sumbal and Gurez where visiting officers under B2V4 interacted with the local people under the overall supervision of Sub divisional magistrates.