DC Baramulla Presided Over Block Divas in Uri; Listens Public Grievances, Demands

Baramulla, May 11 (KNS): Continuing the initiatives of  special public outreach Programme of LG Administ chration across the District,  Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar  today visited Govt Degree College  Uri where she chaired a public grievance camp and listened various issues and demands meant for the overall welfare and development of the area.
At the outset, a grand welcome was presented to Syed Sehrish Asgar for assuming the charge as Deputy Commissioner Baramulla. 
A brief  profile of Uri region was also presented on the occasion wherein Deputy commissioner was appraised with regard progress cum performance achieved in various sectors in the area.
On the occasion, the PRIs and other prominent stakeholders highlighted their grievances viz availability of potable drinking water, uninterrupted power supply, road connectivity and other matters of vital public significance.
Among other demands, the delegations stressed for restoration of Mohra Power Project, Completion of Nand Singh Bridge, Upgradation of roads and Upgradation of NS Bridge in Uri.
Apart from other issues people stressed for bringing Uri Sub division on tourism map to tap the tourism potential of the area and explore employment opportunities, renovation of water bodies,  besides highlighting the issue regarding growing menace of drug abuse among youth.
The Deputy Commissioner gave a patient hearing to all the grievance and demands that were put forth by the PRIs and concerned stakeholders. The Deputy Commissioner  assured them that all their issues and demands shall be taken with the concerned authorities for their timely redressel. 
While highlighting the objective of celebrating Block Divas, the Deputy Commissioner  said that the programme aims to listen public demands and issues at the people’s doorsteps.
DC also said that Health and Education are the priorities of LG administration and District administration will provide all the possible support to ensure development of Uri in these sectors.
She further added that administration is keen to streamline public service delivery and added that various developmental works are being identified and subsequently approved for their execution.
ACD Baramulla, Yaar Ali Khan, SDM Uri, Harvinder Singh, SDPO Uri, Junaid Wali, DIO Bla, Jahangeer Akhoon, DDC members, BDC Chairperson, various concerned officers besides different stakeholders including PRIs, civil society members, among other prominent citizens of the area were present on the occasion.(KNS)

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