Grievance redressal camps, other events mark observance of Block Diwas across Kashmir
SRINAGAR: As part of Governments ambitious Jan Abhiyan programme, the Block Divas or Youm-e-Block was today observed with great enthusiasm across all the districts of Kashmir.
On the occasion, the respective District Administrations organised grievance redressal camps besides other related events at Block Headquarters and at different locations of the district to listen to the public issues, grievances and raise awareness on various Centrally Sponsored Schemes meant for welfare of youth, farmers and others.
The officers on the occasion assessed the progress of developmental works being executed in different sectors and redressed the public grievances as well as providing the services to the masses at their door steps to strengthen grassroots level democracy.
At Srinagar: The Block Divas was held at Harwan under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad.
On the occasion, various block officers including SDM East and Tehsildar north and other Officers accompanied the DC to take first hand appraisal of the public issues and grievances.
At Budgam: The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza today convened a public outreach cum interaction programme at Town Hall Chadoora.
People hailing from different areas of Subdivision Chadoora attended the programme and put forth their issues relating to various basic problems they are facing.
At Ganderbal: To take firsthand appraisal of public grievances and issues, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Krittika Jyotsna today held public darbar as part of weekly Block Diwas programme at Conference Hall of Mini Secretariat, here.
The program witnessed huge participation of locals and PRIs from various Halqas of Ganderbal and Sherpathri blocks who apprised the DC about grievances and developmental needs in their respective areas.
At Baramulla: Continuing its efforts to get the first hand appraisal of public issues and grievances, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Bhupinder Kumar today chaired a day long public grievance redressal camp at Community hall Wagoora.
Different stakeholders including BDC Chairpersons, PRIs, civil society members, among other prominent citizens from Wagoora and its adjoining areas participated in the camp.
At Pulwama: The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Pulwama, Altaf Ahmad today spent the whole day in block Pulwama and redressed hundreds of grievances on the spot.
On the occasion, the ADC appealed to people to register for Covid vaccination and be the agents in mitigation of Covid pandemic. He said vaccination is open to people of age group of above 60 and those between 45- 59 with specified Co-morbidities.
At Shopian: The Block Diwas was today organized with great enthusiasm at Gagron Shopian in which a large number of people from various far-flung areas of the district participated and raised various issues and demands pertaining to their respective areas.
The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya, presided over the grievance redressal camp and listened to people patiently. He redressed hundreds of grievances on spot and said that the genuine demands and issues raised so far shall be fulfilled on priority.
At Kupwara: The District Administration Kupwara today conducted Block Divas programme at Kupwara and Sogam, besides other block headquarters of the district.
Assistant Commissioner Development, Mehraj-u-din Shah presided over the function at Kupwara. While BDC Chairperson, Haseena Begum, PRIs and Officers and general public attended the function.
At Kulgam: The District Administration Kulgam today organized Mega Block Diwas at 3 blocks viz. Devsar, Kulgam and D.H.Pora of the district to take appraisal of the public issues, grievances and demands.
Officers and officials from line departments listened to issues, grievances and demand of the people for timely redressal at all the three venues.