72nd Republic Day Celebrated at Anantnag

DC unfurled the Tricolour



 Anantnag January 26:(KNS) Like other parts of the UT, 73rd Republic Day was celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm at district Anantnag. The main function was held at District Police Lines (DPL) Anantnag, where Deputy Commissioner, Anshul Garg unfurled the tricolour and took salute at the parade.


            The contingents of CRPF, Executive Police, IRP, District Ladies Police, Home guards and District Police Band participated in the March Past.


            In his Speech, the DC paid rich tributes to the freedom martyrs and others who framed the constitution of India, discussed the various contours of Indian Constitution, which guarantees equal rights and opportunities to the citizens of India.


He congratulated the newly elected 14 DDC members, besides the people of Anantnag for their active participation in the recently held DDC Elections and hoped that the elected members will play their vital role in overall development of the district.


The DC on the occasion, also highlighted the achievements of the district under various sectors including, Education, Healthcare, Communication, Agriculture & Allied Sectors, Rural Development, Road Connectivity, creation of Durable & sustainable assets.


He congratulated the District Administration for the successful conduct of B2V programme with greater public participation, adding that 254 works have been completed so far, which were demanded by the general public during first two phases of B2V programme and a target of 1050 works has been set to be achieved during the current financial year under the said programme. With regard to 14th FC, the DC said that 3500 works will be completed with an estimated amount of Rs. 58 Cr during the current year, adding that under MGNREGA, 29 lac person days have been generated so far, which is the highest among all the 10 Districts of the valley. He added that under Languishing Scheme, 128 works of different nature with an estimated cost of Rs.246 Cr have been sanctioned in which 56 works stand completed. The DC further said that 56000 beneficiaries are getting pensions through DBT yearly through Social Welfare Department, adding that the Department has decided to enrol all the eligible beneficiaries of the distinct this year. With regard to drinking water facilities, the DC said that all the left out 70 thousand households will be provided safe drinking water under JJM within in next one and a half years. The DC also said that the work is in full swing on Government Medical College Anantnag and Rehmat e Alam Child & Maternity Care Hospital Anantnag and the construction of both will be completed during the current year.


With regard to COVID-19 Vaccination, the DDC said that the vaccination process has been initiated in the district from 16th of January and is being run successfully. He appealed all the doctors, paramedical staff and other concerned to get vaccinated at the earliest, adding that stern action will be taken against the rumour mongers for spreading false rumours regarding the efficacy of the vaccine. The DC appealed the general public to get enrolled under Ayushman Bharat Sehat Scheme and get their golden cards prepared.


The Artists of District Information Centre Anantnag presented Colourful Cultural programmes on the occasion.


On the occasion, the participants of March Past, meritorious students from different schools of the district and officers of district administration were awarded with mementoes & certificates for their excellent performance


            Among others, DIG South Kashmir, SSP Anantnag, Commandants of CRPF, IRP, Army and officers from district Administration, besides DDC members, Sarpanchs and Panches, political leaders and general public were also present on the occasion.


            Similar functions were also held at Sub Divisional & Tehsil Levels, where the concerned SDMS and Tehsildars unfurled the tricolour.(KNS) 

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