Bandipora, Aug 20: Taking governance at the door steps of people and to get first hand appraisal of grievances, issues and demands of people living in far-off areas of Gurez, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr. Owais Ahmed on his two day tour to Gurez Saturday visited various areas of Gurez Valley.
The locals of Gurez warmly welcomed the DC and thanked him for visiting their doorsteps to review various developmental projects and take feedback from general public.
During the visit locals, PRI members, delegations of Trade Union and Civil Society called upon the DC and raised various demands and issues for disposal.
The DC on the occasion assured time bond resolution of all developmental demands.
While interacting with locals including youth, civil society, trade unions and PRIs, the DC said that projects worth 35 crores are underway in Gurez for the welfare of the general public.
He said in Gurez sub-division works at an estimated cost of 1.2 cr started under Seema Samrid Yojna.
He said under aspirational block Tulail, works worth 01 crores has been started and Rs. 10 crores is being spent under ADF on 134 works.
The DC on the day first of his visit also inaugurated Eklavya Model Residential School for which Rs. 21 crores were spent on 03 newly buildings and 96 lac for operationalization.
The DC was accompanied by DDC member Gurez, Joint Director Planning Imtiyaz Ahmad, SE Jal Shakti, R&B, CEO, Exens and other concerned officers.
Later, the DC chaired a meeting of officers at Dak Bandlow Dawar to review the developmental scenario of the sub-division Gurez.
He directed all the concerned to work with extra zeal in order to complete all developmental projects within the stipulated time.
Dr. Owais directed the concerned to expedite the pace of work in the Gurez subdivision keeping in view the limited working season of Gurez Valley.
The meeting was attended by ACD Bandipora, SE Jal Shakti, SE R&B, Chief Education Officer Bandipora, and OC BRO besides several district/Block level officers.
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