STATE TIMES NEWSAKHNOOR: An awareness drive was organised under Mega Block Divas by Sub Division Magistrate Akhnoor in which all four blocks of Akhnoor Sub Division including block Akhnoor, Maira Mandrian, Choki Chora and Bhalwal Brahmana.In this awareness programme Deputy Commissioner of Jammu District Sushama Chouhan was the chief guest and personally checked the all activities of twenty three department.As per the Sub Division Magistrate SDM Akhnoor Gopal Singh said number of issues of these four blocks short out on the spot and some difficult issues send to the higher authorities of concern department for the solution of issues as soon as possible.On the occasion Sub Division Magistrate SDM Choki Chora Chand Kishor Sharma, Tehsildar Akhnoor Surinder Singh, Naib Tehsildar Akhnoor Ashok Kumar Sharma and other staff of tehsil and sectrol officers of Sub Division Akhnoor were present.RAMBAN: District Administration Ramban today organised Block Diwas in all blocks of the district under “Jan-Abhiyan” a massive public outreach drive being conducted across Jammu and Kashmir.As part of Jan- Abhiyan, District Development Commissioner (DDC), Nazim Zai Khan visited various areas of Sub- division Gool and presided over a mega public outreach programme at Block Gundi-Dhram where people of all surrounding blocks highlighted their problems and developmental issues.BDC, Chairman, Javeed Manhas, SSP, Hasseb-Ur-Rehman, SDM, Gool, Gias-ul-Haq, ACD, Zameer Ahmed Rishu, CMO, Dr. Mohammad Fareed , XENs PWD, DSWO, DHO, LDM, ALC, and other district and sectoral officer besides PRIs and general public attended the Block Diwas programme.Speaking on the occasion, the DDC said that the main aim of the conducting Jan Abhiyan is to improve service delivery and redress the public grievances, during Awami Sunwai Muhim. He said the officers of Tehsil, Block and District level would remain available at these events to hear the public grievances.The DDC also distributed Domicile certificates, Soil Health Cards, MG-NERGA Payments of Rs. 3.5 Lakh, payments of NRLM to SHGs, KCC cards among the beneficiaries. He also handed over the sports kits to local youth besides providing inheritance mutation to owners of land.Earlier, scores of deputations and individuals apprised the DDC about the local issues. They sought early completion of Dhram to Gool road, opening of JK Bank branch, food store, NTPHC and sanction of Board Examination centre at Dhram, construction of more Foot bridges, forest clearance for developmental projects, availability of potable drinking water, crop compensation, up gradation of roads, augmentation of power infrastructure and improvement of service delivery.KATHUA: District Development Commissioner Kathua, Om Parkash Bhagat, asked the departments to speed up the process for redress of public grievance being projected at Jan Abhiyan public hearings.He was speaking at Public Grievances Redress Camps in Hiranagar and Kathua held to mark First Block Diwas. Along with SSP, Shailendra Mishra and District heads of line departments were also present.At Hiranagar, BDC Chairman and deputations from panchayats of Dinga Amb, Marheen, and Hiranagar blocks presented their issues mainly related to road connectivity, water scarcity, veterinary dispensary, menace of drugs etc.SSP Kathua assured that a strict vigil mechanism will be adopted to nab the culprits involved in drug peddling in border villages.At Kathua, Block Diwas was held in the premises of National Fish Seed Farm where Panchs, Sarpanchs and people from Keeriyan Gandyal, Barnoti, Kathua and Nagri blocks registered their grievances.Issues ranging from Pending MGNREGA payments, road repair, water conservation projects, monkey menace in Kandi areas were highlighted by the deputations.The DDC assured that grievances registered during the Jan Abhiyan will be prioritised. He called upon the Panchs, Sarpanchs and Departments to work in close liaison for achieving 100% Aadhaar seeding of all Individual beneficiary oriented schemes before 30th September 2020.On the occasion hundreds of Domicile certificates, Income and Category certificates were also distributed among the applicants.Among others ADC Atul Gupta, SDM Hiranagar , ACD, Block Level Officers were also present.KISHTWAR: As a part of the Jan Abhiyan /Awami-Muhim, a series of activities held to mark Block diwas across this District. Programs were held at identified places of 13 blocks under the overall supervision of District Development Commissioner, Rajinder Singh Tara.Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC), Mohd. Hanief Malik presided over the block divas/ Youm-e-block camp at the block head quarter Bonjwah.Others present on the occasion were BDC chairperson Maryama Begum, DSWO, Tariq Parveaz Qazi; Tehsildar Bunjwah, Irshad Ahmed Bhatt; BDO Bunjwah, Sobia Shaad; CAO Satish Kumar Bhagat; CHO Kishtwar. Mushtaq Ahmed Wani; all Sarpanchs, Panchs, locals of the area, besides field functionaries of various departments.Stalls were installed by the departments displaying various individual and social security schemes meant for labourers, farmers, old aged and handicaped persons.On the occasion around 500 certificates viz income, domicile certificates, ST & SC and RBA certificates were also delivered to the beneficiaries on spot.Similar camp was organised at block Paddar which was presided over by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Pawan Parihar.BDC chairperson Arpan Singh, and other concerned block officers were also present.The ADC also redressed the grievances of the public on the spot.ISM department teams for the management of COVID19 at the Block Inderwal, Mughal Maidan, Paddar and Nagseni.UDHAMPUR: As a part of the pre back to village programme, District Administration Udhampur celebrated Youm-e-Block/Block Diwas in all Blocks of District Udhampur where BDC Chairpersons chaired the main function.For Block Udhampur, Block divas was organized in the premises of BDO Office wherein Sarpanches, panches and people apprised the Nodal Officer of the block about various problems being faced by them including bad condition of roads, nonpayment of compensation, drainage problem, shortage of drinking water, electricity, ration, poor sanitation, lack of parking, Traffic Jam, etc.Additional Deputy Commissioner, Nagendra Singh Jamwal- the nodal officer directed the PHE authorities to regulate and ensure the water supply in all panchayats and replace the damaged pipes at an earliest. R&B and revenue authorities were asked to complete the compensation process.REASI: As a part of Jan Abhiyan, District Development Commissioner Reasi, Indu Kanwal Chib along with Senior Superintendent of Police, Rashmi Wazir today attended the Block Divas events at Katra, Pouni and Reasi blocks.The district and sectoral officers were also present.The DDC listened to the grievances of the public and discussed the developmental requirements with the PRI representatives, Block Development council Chairpersons, Srpanchs ,panchs and general public.The Specific issues raised at the camps included sanction of Sports Stadium at Katra, completion of New Busstand work at Katra, quality Education, improvement of power scenario, augmentation of water supply, construction of Roads under PMGSY, Campus for Kendra Vidalya , construction of houses under PMAY, timely MANREGA payments and issuing of Aadhar cards.The District Development Commissioner gave a patient hearing and resolved many issues on the spot, while the rest were forwarded to the concerned department for early redress. She also directed the officers to resolve the pending issues before the next Block Divas. The DDC also sought progress in providing the domicile certificates/income and status of pension cases sanctioned from the officers.The Block Divas programmes were organized following all the mandatory precautions like social distancing, wearing of masks and other measures in view of the COVID-19.BHADARWAH: In continuation to the Government’s ambitious public outreach program Jan Abhiyan, Block Diwas was organized at Drudhu area of Additional District Bhadarwah on Wednesday.ADC Bhadarwah Rakesh Kumar was the chief guest on the occasion, while BDO Bhadarwah Sourabh Sharma presided over the function.It is notable that the program was scheduled to be conduct at Block Office Bhadarwah, but due to declaration of most of the areas in Bhadarwah including Block Office as containment Zone, the prestigious program was organized at Community Hall Drudhu, in which PRI and general public was present.People highlighted their grievances during the Block Diwas, which was patiently listened by ADC Bhadarwah along with other senior officers of all allied departments.ADC Bhadarwah Rakesh Kumar said that due to declaration of Block Office Bhadarwah as containment Zone, we shifted venue to Community Hall Drudhu. All departments were present to listen and redress the grievances of general public.He appealed public to participate in Jan Abhiyan to get their grievances redressed within time bound manner.BDO Bhadarwah Sourabh Sharma said that this programme is aimed at to complete all pending works of B2V-1 and B2V-2 and to get prepared for forthcoming Back To Village Programme 3.Beside Sarpanches Ashok Kumar and Om Prakash, SHO Bhadarwah Suresh Gautam, Dr Iftkhar Malik from AYUSH, Dr Shah Nawaz from Animal Husbandry, Dr Varsha from SDH Bhadarwah, BDO Bhadarwah Sourabh Sharma, officers of Social Welfare department, Forest, Police, Agriculture, Horticulture and others were present on the occasion.RAJOURI: As a part of the ambitious Janbaghidari Abhiyan, District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh along with Senior Superintendent of Police, Chandan Kholi on Wednesday listened to the people’s issues here on the occasion of the maiden block Diwas held here at Manjakote.At the public outreach camp they took first hand appraisal of local issues and demands of the people in presence of the District and Sectoral Officers.Specific issues which were raised during the programme include sanctioning of additional community and individual bunkers for the block, sanctioning of funds under BADP and pension of different categories for the eligible persons, conduct of BPL survey to include the left out eligible beneficiaries under the scheme, installation of street lights, adequate staff in PHC Manjakote, provision for electricity poles, fixation of raw material rates for construction material etc.The DDC gave a patient hearing to the public grievances and maximum issues were redressed on the spot with the intervention of the concerned departments. He said that Jan Abhiyan which is a unique initiative of the UT administration has been launched in all the 312 panchayats of the district from September 10 and block coordinators have been deputed in all the nineteen blocks for its successful implementation.The DDC highlighted the objective of the Jan Abhiyan saying that this grand public campaign is aimed at reaching out to the public for redressal of their grievances and addressing developmental issues. He said that all efforts are being made to provide best possible relief to the common masses during Janbaghidari Abhiyan and in the third phase of the B2V to be commencing in the month of October and numerous initiatives are underway to strengthen the roads, PDD and PHE infrastructure in the area besides ensuring the provision of other amenities of life.Meanwhile, the district administration has redressed 2355 grievances pertaining to PDD, PWD, Revenue, ICDS, Jal Shakti, School Education, Police and health departments projected during Jan Sunwai held across the district. And 4690 domicile, 210 category and 263 income certificates were issued on the spot under Jan Adhikar session in different blocks of the district.Block Development Chairperson Manjakote, Shamshad Begum, General Manager DIC, Manzoor Hussain, Chief Education Officer, Gulzar Hussain, Assistant Labour Commissioner, Angrez Singh, District Social Welfare Officer, Mohd Naseeb, Tehsildar Manjakote, Javaid Ahmed, ExEn PWD Rajouri,Mohd Zubair, ExEn PDD Rajouri,Munshi Khan, ExEn REW, Noor Ali, Assistant Executive Engineer PWD Rajouri, Sarvwer Mehmood, Lead District Manager JK Bank, Sunil Sharma besides other district and sectoral officers were present on the occasion.Similar programmes were organised at different subdivisions and were presided over by Senior Officers of Civil and Police Administration. Scores of people including BDC chairpersons, Sarpanchs, Panchs, senior citizens, retired Government employees, women and youth participated in the programme and put forth their demands for their redressal.POONCH: As a part of Jan Abhiyan, District Development Commissioner Poonch, Rahul Yadav along with Senior Superintendent of Police, Ramesh Angral today presided over the function of Block Divas at Block Headquarter Lassana, Surankote and Bufliaz.The district heads of line departments and sectoral officers were also present.The DDC listened to the grievances of the people, while Block Development council Chairperson, Sarpanchs, panchs projected the development requirements at block, Panchayat and ward levels.The specific issues raised at the hearings included augmentation of water and power supply, completion of work on PHE schemes, repair of road from Seri Khawaja to Neriya, Madana to Nabana, registration of water connections, repair of electric poles, repair of transformers, completion of Surankote to Fagla road, Surankote to Gunthal PMGSY road, SKT to Bufliaz road, aadhaar seeding, repair of electric poles, transformers, High School Fazlabaad to Dandidhaar PMGSY road, Bufliaz to Surankote road, repair of Draba to Kheta road, restoration of Khund to Bela PHE lines, Bufliaz to Fagla R&B road, renovation of Higher Secondary School Bufliaz and various issues related to their areas.The DDC gave a patient hearing and resolved some demands on the spot while the rest were forwarded to the concerned department for their redress. He also directed the officers to resolves all those pending issues before the next Block Divas.The Block Divas programmes were organized following all the mandatory precautions like social distancing, wearing of masks and other measures in view of the COVID-19.
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