Block Diwas: DC Kathua presides over Public Outreach Camp at Dinga Amb

KATHUA, JUNE 21:  To listen to the issues and grievances of people at their door steps,  Deputy Commissioner Kathua Rakesh Minhas today chaired a day long Block Diwas Camp here at Dinga Amb .

The programme witnessed scores of individuals and deputations including PRI members projecting demands and apprising DC Kathua about the problems faced by the inhabitants of their respective areas.

The people of Dinga Amb and adjoining areas put forth issues concerning their areas ranging from the provision of better road connectivity, scarcity of drinking water in Panchayat Dhalli, shortage of staff in BDO office, unscheduled power cuts, request for emergency funds to Sarpanchs /PRIs, organizing special camps for old age pension & widow pension, replacement of old electric cables, up gradation of transformer, requirement of seeds and fertilizers, demand of flood protection crates, removal of encroachments from state land etc.

After giving a patient hearing to the grievances and demands of the public, the DC assured that the District Administration will provide active support for development of the area and also assured them that all their issues and demands shall be taken with the concerned authorities for their timely redressal.

During the proceedings of the public outreach camp, the DC resolved various grievances of immediate nature and gave on spot directions for redressal of other issues pertaining to the department.

The Deputy Commissioner directed concerned officers to work on the resolution of the issues on priority basis especially the issue of unscheduled power cuts. The directions were also passed to the XEN PDD to chalk out a plan for replacement of old electric cables and up gradation of transformer. He directed Chief Planning Officer Kathua to oversee the completion of all works under district plan within the stipulated time period so as to ensure optimum utilization of the funds.  

The Deputy Commissioner also inspected stalls put up by various departments displaying schemes and programme