B2V4 findings, strong data base for development: Sarmad Hafeez
BANDIPORA: The Secretary Tourism and Youth Services and Sports Sarmad Hafeez on Wednesday visited Panchayat Nesbal in Bandipora.
Notably Hafeez has been designated as a Visiting Officer for Bandipora under fourth phase of ‘Back to village’ programme.
“The outreach programme involves the people of J&K and the government officials in a joint effort to deliver the mission of equitable development across all rural areas,” Sarmad Hafeez said during his visit to Nesbal in Sumbal Subdivision.
Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmed, ADC Waseem Raja and other senior officers of district administration were also present on the occasion.
Sarmad Hafeez, along with Dr. Owais inspected the stalls of various departments showcasing their services and achievements.
He interacted with PRIs, senior citizens and listened to various issues of public importance.
The officers, later, distributed sports kits and various certificates among the beneficiaries and interacted with the youth of Nesbal who participated in sports activities.
The senior citizens and representatives of Panchayats projected their demands before the visiting officer and sought redressal of the same.
Sarmad Hafeez stressed on implementation of the programme in letter and spirit and said the programme is primarily aimed at energizing the Panchayats and directing development efforts of rural areas through community participation.
Deputy Commissioner said that B2V-4 programme is an ambitious mission of government and district administration has taken notable initiatives across the district in facilitating a wide variety of on spot services during the week-long Programmes.
Later, the Secretary along with the Deputy Commissioner inaugurated two home stays at Nesbal.