DC Bandipora holds Public Darbar at S.K Bala; interacts with locals, PRIs

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BANDIPORA: The District Administration Bandipora on Saturday organised a public darbar at Saderkoot Bala to get first hand appraisal of various issues of the locals and people from other adjacent areas. 

The public darbar was presided over by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmed and was attended by SDM Sumbal, Dr. Bashir Lone; Ex. Engineer R&B, CEO Bandipora, BDC Hajin, PRIs and officers from Police and civil administration besides the general public.

SDM Sumbal at the outset presented the data of various developmental activities. 

On the occasion, the general public and PRIs put forth various demands related to improvement of roads, drinking water supply, Mining, upgradation of schools, basic facilities in educational institutions, availability of teachers, transportation, health, children’s park, availability of tourist huts etc.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Owais said that holding public interaction programmes enables administration to have an on spot status of developmental programmes besides other welfare initiatives, schemes run by various departments related to all sectors.

Regarding road construction work, Dr. Owais asked people to submit the proposal in the Gram Panchayat meetings in cooperation with PRIs and further decisions will be taken. He directed R&B Sumbal to take up all inner links of Saderkoot Bala for upgradation.

He said District Administration has macadamised 160Kms road length against target of 116 kms last year and said macadmisation of roads, upgradation of water supply schemes under JJM and all other basic facilities are going on in full swing in the district for the welfare of the general public.

Most of the problems were resolved on the spot, whereas rest concerned departments were given instructions for redressal on priority.

The DC on the occasion urged the public to cooperate with administration and submit all requirements pertaining to their areas in consultation with PRIs.