DDC Ganderbal conducts public durbar

Time & Us
Last Updated: September 13, 2017 at 12:41 am

GANDERBAL: In order to resolve peoples’ grievance at their doorsteps, District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Dr Piyush Singla held a public durbar at Wakoora today.

SSP Ganderbal, ADDC, ADC, District officers, representatives of Peoples Welfare Society Ganderbal and a large number of locals were present at the durbar.

During the durbar, locals raised various issues regarding road connectivity, construction of link roads, macadamization, restoration/renovation and regulation of water supply pipes, renovation and maintenance of power supply lines, health care, transportation facilities, irrigation facilities, provisions of food grain and other civic amenities.

The DDC gave them a patient hearing and assured them that all of their genuine demands would be taken up and addressed in a time bound manner.

Regarding power supply, the Executive Engineer PDD apprised the durbar that as many as 1200 electric poles have been installed and damaged transformers have been replaced by fresh ones. The Department accords priority to restore HT and LT lines. DPR’s for installation of street lights in areas of Dub, Butwina and other localities of Wakora have been submitted for approval, he informed.

The DDC enjoined upon engineers of Irrigation and Flood Control to prioritize renovation and cleanliness of Dub Canal and other Canal to boost agriculture and horticulture sectors in the area.

Almost all old and rusted PHE pipes are being removed by fresh stock to improve water supply in the area, executive Engineers PHE apprised the Darbar.

During the darbar grievances regarding scale of sugar were also taken up.

It was also revealed that school upgradation works in the area have been referred to the Government for consideration, besides the construction of fencing wall for Government Girls Middle School Butwina.

The DDC impressed upon locals to co-operate with officers for removing encroachments and extend a helping hand in execution of various development schemes, so that their benefits reach to society at large.