Bandipora : The District Administration Bandipora on Wednesday organised Block Diwas under Jan Abhiyan for the Aspirational Block Arin at Conference Hall of Mini Secretariat Bandipora.
The programme was presided over by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr. Owais Ahmed and was attended by ADDC Bandipora, Ali Afsar Khan; DDC Member Arin, Gh Mohiudin; JD Planning, Imtiyaz Ahmad; Assistant Commissioner Panchayat, BDO Arin, CEO, Executive Engineers of PHE, R&B, District officers, PRIs and General public.
The locals and PRIs present on the occasion flagged-off various developmental issues pertaining to their area and also highlighted efforts of District Administration in carrying out works of various developmental projects in the area.
The demands raised by PRIs include nayabat for Kudara and Surrender areas, accommodation for panchayats, opening of bank branches, receiving station, issues related to dispensaries, anganwadi centers, and transportation for students and general public.
The locals also appreciated the coordination between elected representatives and District Administration which results in development of the area on various fronts.
The DC after patiently listening to the public issues passed on spot directions for redressal of various issues and also assured time bound redressal of left out issues.
Highlighting the motive of grassroots level democracy, The DC urged people to participate in Gram Sabhas and be part of planning for their respective areas.
Dr. Owais said that Block Diwas initiative of LG administration provides an opportunity to the general public to be listened at their door steps. He urged the PRIs to submit the estimates and plans up to 10th of this month for timely implementation and completion of various developmental works.
Dr. Owais also urged PRIs to prioritize the works related to education, health as per requirements of the area. The DDC member Arin also spoke on the occasion and presented various issues of the area besides appreciating the District Administration for coordination and support provided by all concerned officers.
He also highlighted work done under various schemes of JJM and Rural development. Speaking on the occasion, JD Planning said that District Administration shall organize Aspirational Block Diwas in which every panchayat will be categorized as per their work done and implementation of policies which will be based on 100 indices and outcomes of various fields.