Div Com reviews Shri Machail Mata Yatra arrangements in Paddar
KISHTWAR: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar, who is on a two-day tour to District Kishtwar, today participated in the first Pratham Pooja here at Machail Mata Bhawan to mark the beginning of Annual Shri Machail Mata Yatra.
Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Ashok Sharma, DDC Councilor Paddar, Hari Krishan Chauhan, SDM Paddar Dr Rishi Kumar Sharma and other officers accompanied the Div Com.
The commencement of the annual pilgrimage was marked by Hawan and other religious rituals which witnessed the participation of scores of devotees from across Jammu and Kashmir. The Div com prayed for peace, and prosperity in the UT.
Meanwhile, the Div Com also interacted with the PRIs and locals and listened to their demands and issues.
The PRIs highlighted their demands regarding the up-gradation of local infrastructure including connectivity to Machail Shrine, execution of Water supply schemes and provision of health care facilities in the far-flung panchayats of Paddar.
The Div Com assured to personally intervene at different quarters to fulfill their demands in a time-bound manner. He directed the DC Kishtwar to put in extra efforts to meet the public demands under his competence in a time-bound manner.
The Div Com also distributed land passbooks among the locals at revenue village Machail under Digital JK.