Sarpanches, Panches in Ramban withdraw resignation after meeting with officials
Ramban: Sarpanches and Panches of Block Banihal and Ramsoo have withdrawn their resignation after meeting with Assistant Commissioner Development (ACD) Ramban Zameer Rishu and District Panchyat Officer (DPO) Ashok Katoch, an official press release informed Sunday.
Block Development chairperson Banihal, Rashida Begum and chairperson Ramsoo, Shafiq Ahmed were also present in the meeting.
The press release said that ACD and DPO cleared doubts of the Sarpanches and Panches, and asked them to actively participate in the development process to ensure completion of all developmental works before the start of winter season.
The ACD assured them that their issues will be addressed on priority basis besides execution of development works in their respective areas within stipulated time. He also assured them to facilitate inter-departmental coordination to accelerate the pace of progress on developmental projects sanctioned under Area Development Fund of DDC, BDC and Panchyat of District Development Plan.
Earlier, Sarpanches and Panches raised their issues including lack of coordination between departments and PRIs which hamper the development process initiated by the government, especially in the rural areas. They sought intervention of district administration in maintaining inter-departmental coordination.
The ACD urged the PRIs to ensure participation of cardholders in the tendering process to achieve tangible results by executing all 2200 works which have been approved under Area Development Fund of DDC, BDC and PRIs. The ACD also assured them of due protocol as prescribed in Panchyati Raj Act.