‘Har Ghar Ko Jal’ Golden Resolve of PM

DDC Vice Chairperson Udhampur kicks off JJM schemes, holds Public Darbars

UDHAMPUR, JUNE 21: Vice Chairperson, DDC Udhampur, Juhi Pathania today said that the Jal Jeevan Mission is the most inclusive and outward-looking initiative of the Prime Minister Shri Nrendra Modi in nine years of his government. Rather it stands tall as a major achievement of the government ‘9 saal bemisaal’. She was addressing Public Darbars at BHQ Khoon, Bilaspur and other areas of Khoon in Majalta Tehsil.

She also launched construction of components (filter plant, sump tank and pump room) of WSS Bilaspur -Deot under JJM.

The work shall be completed at an estimated cost of Rs 1.35 crore under Jal Jeevan Mission, an ambitious project of GOI. She called upon the officers and executing agencies to ensure that all the sanctioned projects are completed within the stipulated time-frame thereby facilitating provision of tap water to each house and habitation.The Inaugurated project will help in enhancing the quality of rural life of these villages. She said that the Jal Jeevan Mission envisaged by the Government is all set to resolve water crises in these areas.

JJM Mission encompasses laying of new water supply lines and development of allied infrastructure which will fulfil the drinking water needs of all the inhabitants.She further said that the Bharat Sarkar has been able to address the issues of people, lingering on since decades.

The PM has been taking personal interest in finding out remedies to the problems which people faced in the region due to indifference of successive regimes.

The DDC Vice Chairperson further stressed that the PHE sector was the main priority sector and all officers/officials should work hard to reach out to the people. She exhorted the officers of the PHE department to implement the schemes in letter and spirit in the district. She called upon the people to come forward to avail the benefits of various schemes and programs.

The Vice Chairperson stated that functional tap water connection for every household is the goal of the ambitious Jal Jeevan Mission besides “Access to drinking water facilities is the basic right of every citizen,” she added.Senior officers of PHE, PRI and local people were present on the occasion.

During her tour, Vice Chairperson also listened to the public grievances at Panchayat ghar ,Bilaspur  and took stock of problems being faced by them and directed the concerned authorities to redress these issues on priority.

She also instructed the accompanying officers to work for the upliftment of rural areas and push themselves for the timely completion of various ongoing developmental projects.

She called for redressal of problems being faced by the locals of the respective areas.

She was accompanied by Uttam Singh Palsar, Tehsildar Majalta, and Tehsil /block level heads of the Education Department, Rural Development, Power , Public Health Engineering (PHE), Forest, Health and other departments too.

Mrs Pathania called for greater coordination between general public and officials of various departments for speedy development of the area and redressal of the public issues. Earlier, she listened to problems of the PRIs/people of the area at Block office, Khoon.

She issued directions for on spot redressal of the problems projected by the people  For staff shortage in schools was taken up with concerned authorities. Forest clearance for Thial to Chountra Mata road,issues of Sehal to Lyani road, Chore Motu to Jofar road via Soan, lack of water connectivity in Soan, chore mottu and Garh Samnabanj areas, provision of Mobile connectivity towers in Mottu, Chore-Panjian, G.S Banj and S.K.Bair was taken up. On the occasion, Pathania vouched for basic living facilities like water supply, electricity, road connectivity issues. 

While interacting with the people, she said that the whole exercise is in accordance with the party principle of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas objective”. Rather it is a sincere attempt to have direct interaction with the masses and provide best possible solutions to their day to day administrative and development issues.

She called it a sincere attempt to lessen the gap between administration and people. We should ensure that genuine issues of people are redressed in an efficacious way.

Mrs Pathania stressed upon the PRIs to monitor the developmental works personally which will ensure timely completion of these work projects.

She assured full cooperation to PRI’s and termed their role imperative in development and execution and implementation of various flagship schemes.

Prominent among those who were present included  Manoj Verma Sarpanch Bilaspur,  Ramesh Chander Gupta Sarpanch Khoon,  Surinder Singh, Sarpanch C-Panjian, Mohan Lal Sharma Sarpanch S K Bair, Feroz Din Sarpanch Nakki,  Tirth Ram Naib Sarpanch Babey, Kukdip Singh, Shiv Ram and other PRIs and respectable members of the area.