Baramulla, Jan 19: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Minga Sherpa, accompanied by various District Officers Friday conducted an extensive tour of border villages of Sub Division Uri of district Baramulla to take first hand appraisal of administrative initiatives and grievances pertaining to the region.
Minga Sherpa visited the Dachi area of Uri, a remote village where four residential houses were gutted in a devastating fire incident on the intervening night of 17th and 18th Jan.
The DC took a comprehensive assessment of the damages caused by the fire incident and expressed sympathy on behalf of the District Administration while assuring them every kind of possible support for their rehabilitation.
Minga Sherpa, in addition, instructed the concerned officers to address the matter concerning the road leading to Dachi village for proper accessibility which could help in providing assistance in quick time in case of any emergencies.
He also assured the villagers that their concern regarding unavailability of fire tender in the area would be taken up with the fire department to help in any firefighting efforts in future.
Further, the DC visited Shadra Ziayarat, Uri where he engaged with the locals who presented their demands ranging from proper washroom facilities for the visiting devotees at the Dargah and also demands for sufficient staff at High School Shadra. He assured them that their demands will be taken up with the relevant departments for redressal.
The DC also visited other border villages including Dhani, Udoosa and others where he interacted with the delegations, listened to their demands and affirmed them of district administrations resolve to address their issues.
Later, DC conducted a surprise visit to Sub District Hospital Uri to take stock of the healthcare facilities being provided to the patients. He also interacted with patients, attendants and inspected staff rosters to ensure optimal healthcare delivery.
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