GANDERBAL, JANUARY 24: On the directions of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, the Assistant Commissioner Development (ACD) Ganderbal along with ACP Ganderbal today conducted a tour of various Panchayat Halqas of Block Kangan to inspect/monitor the sanitation management in these Panchayats.
During the visit, the duo officers were accompanied by Block Development Officer Kangan, AE (REW) Kangan, JEs, Panchayat Secretaries besides PRI members of Kangan Block.
On the occasion, the officers inspected the ongoing works of SWM segregation sheds, Community compost pits and other related works.
While visiting the SWM segregation shed being constructed at Panchayat Halqa Cherwan-A, the officers were informed that barring the finishing work, the segregation shed is complete. The officers gave necessary instructions for completing the balance work within least time.
Meanwhile, the ACD interacting with the Sanitation committees of Kangan-A, Kangan-B and Margund Panchayat Halqas at the BDO office Kangan reviewed the Sanitation management of the Block. He impressed upon the officials and sanitation committee members to work in cohesion for successful implementation of the Sanitation plan in the Block.
Block Development Officer Kangan apprised the ACD regarding the progress of sanitation management viz-a-viz the construction of Segregation sheds, user charges collection status, Waste collection, transportation status and the hurdles being faced for smooth implementation of the Plan.
On the occasion the ACD advised BDO Kangan to strengthen and explore more options in tackling the huge quantum of waste being generated in the Kangan market.
ACD complimented all the officials and conveyed the appreciation note of Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal to the officers/officials of RDD that due to their tireless efforts since the last 5 months the district has been able to achieve a significant progress regarding the initiative of Swachh Gram in the district.
He added that Ganderbal is the only District in the whole UT of J&K that figures in the 2-star category and is at 2nd position in the list of Ranking of districts of the whole country based on Delta achievement score of SSG-2022.
Earlier, the duo officers reviewed the functioning of Halqa sanitation committees, door to door waste collection and its transportation at Panchayat Ghar Kijpora.
They directed the Sanitation Committees to ensure 100 percent door to door waste collection in their Halqas and appealed to people to cooperate with the committees. They further added that the District Administration will take action against those who indulge in littering or dumping of garbage/cowdung on roadsides.