‘Back to Village’: Pr Secy Finance chairs mega event at Qazibagh, Budgam
BUDGAM: Principal Secretary, Finance Department, Santosh Kumar Vaidya, today chaired the “Back To Village” phase V programme at Qazibagh panchayat in Budgam block.
On the occasion, the Principal Secretary inspected stalls, set up by various departments to showcase their products and create awareness of various welfare schemes for the general public.
During the inspection, Santosh Vaidya reviewed the implementation of various schemes and interacted with the beneficiaries seeking their feedback.
He also chaired a Bal Sabha at Middle School Zoorigund and interacted with local students.
The Principal Secretary took stock of progress on developmental works particularly raised and discussed during the last Back to Village programmes in Panchayat Halqa Qazibagh.
During public interaction, Santosh Vaidya listened to the demands of locals of Qazibagh, Zoorigund, Thukarpora and other adjoining villages of the Panchayat Halqa. He assured them that all their issues and concerns would be taken up with the concerned for an early redressal.
The Principal Secretary said that the UT Government is committed towards the robust development of Panchayats ensuring prompt redressal of the issues of the general public through programmes like ‘Back to Village’, under which the government itself reaches out to the general public to their doorsteps.
He emphasized speedy work completion of all ongoing developmental works in the area while asking the executing agencies for expeditious execution of their respective works.
Later, the Principal Secretary visited the playfield at Qazibagh and inaugurated a series of sports events there. He also interacted with the budding sportspersons and encouraged them to completely focus on games for a brighter future.
On the Occasion, Santosh Vaidya felicitated the winners who participated in Tug of War, kabaddi and sack race sports activities.
Among others, ADDC Budgam, Dr Akramullah Tak, JD Planning, ACD, CEO, Executive Engineers from different engineering wings, BDO, DYSS, AD Handicrafts, BMO and other concerned officers and officials were also present on the occasion.