Jan Abhiyan, B2V3 aims to give prompt, hassle free public service delivery: Advisor Bhatnagar
BANDIPORA : Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today participated in Block Diwas (Youm-e-Block) at Aloosa and Bankoot blocks of the district and interacted with the people and representatives of Panchayat Raj Institutions there.
Director General of Police Dilbag Singh, Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr Owais Ahmad, Deputy Inspector General of Police (North) Mohammad Suleiman Choudhary, Senior Superintendent of Police Rahul Malik and other senior officers of the district were present on the occasion.
Terming the ongoing Jan Abhiyan and the upcoming B2V3 programme vital for achieving efficient and welfare governance, Advisor Bhatnagar asked the general public to come forward with their developmental aspirations and needs to the administration as such programmes have been launched to ensure prompt and hassle free public service delivery besides involving them in decision making and mission of equitable development.
He said conducting of public outreach programmes provides an important feedback for the government to tailor its interventions for the public good and reach to the doorstep of the people.
Asserting that cooperation of general public is bedrock for effective development from grass root level, the Advisor maintained that such initiatives are being taken to facilitate the public at grass root level with regard to public service delivery.
Advisor Bhatnagar also participated in the Jan Sunwai Abhiyan and interacted with locals. During this programme, several delegations called on the advisor and apprised him about the problems faced by them in day to day life including that of roads, water, electricity, Healthcare services, Education, Agriculture, Irrigation, Sports and other individual issues.
The Advisor listened to each of them patiently and assured them that all of their genuine demands will be redressed on priority while several grievances were sent on spot to respective quarters for redressal.
Advisor Bhatnagar assured them that the LG’s Administration is making persistent efforts to redress all the genuine issues and demands of the public to mitigate their sufferings and to ensure that they do not feel any inconvenience in getting the basic necessities of life.
As part of the programme, several departments like agriculture, Social Welfare, Mahila Shakti Kendra, Poshan Abhiyan and others had organised exhibition cum stalls for on spot registration of beneficiaries. The Advisor inspected these stalls and interacted with the officers and the visitors there.
On the occasion, Advisor Bhatnagar distributed domicile certificates, 25 Soil Health cards, four Wheelchairs, five Hearing aids, 150 Education kits among eligible beneficiaries. The Advisor also distributed agriculture and horticulture equipments like tillers, weeders, autos, tractor and other equipments among farmers and orchardists besides cheques to the beneficiaries under various schemes of Sericulture and Labour departments.
During the programme, Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmed apprised the Advisor about various activities undertaken during ongoing Jan Abhiyan in the District. He informed the Advisor that in the ongoing Jan Abhiyan more that one lakh domicile certificates have been issued to people. He further informed the Advisor that monetary benefits of around Rs 2.36 Cr have been given to 2588 beneficiaries under various schemes.
Later, Advisor Bhatnagr along with DGP Dilbag Singh, IGP Kashmir, DC Bandipora, DIG NKR, SSP Bandipora also inaugurated the Kashmir Youth Sports Festival at SK Stadium Bandipora. About 4000 sportspersons of 213 teams from across the district are going to participate in the festival in different games including Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Kabbadi besides other games. He interacted with sports persons of various teams and applauded them for taking part in sports activities.
Meanwhile, Advisor Bhatnagar also paid a visit to new complex of District Hospital and inspected the ongoing works there.
The Advisor Bhatnagar took a detailed round of the hospital and directed the concerned agencies to expedite the pace of ongoing works there. He was informed that all non-emergency services at District hospital shall start from next week.