DDC chairs public darbars
To take a first- hand appraisal of various amenities available to people, District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir, today visited Lalpora and Kuligam areas of Lolab and chaired a public darbar there.
During the darbar, residents of Lalpora and Kuligam highlighted the issues pertaining to drinking water, electricity, repair and renovation of roads, irrigation facilities for the agriculture sector, removal of illegal encroachment on Kacharie/ State land, improvement of HT/ LT network.
Lalpora delegation demanded adequate staff for NTPHC, operationalizing X- Ray plant, dental chair for the concerned section, Gynecologist, ambulance, Central heating system for PHC, drainage system for PMGSY roads, operationalizing Receiving Station Krusen, 350 MW transformer for Krusen receiving Station and streamlining distribution of electric poles.
Besides deputations also highlighted the need for Superintendent for ITI, adequate staff and fulltime Tehsildar for Tehsil office, adequate infrastructure for Boys HSS Lalpora and introduction of History, Commerce and Islamic Studies combination, upgradation of Girls Middle School, implementation of rates fixed by Transport Commissioner in letter and spirit.
DDC instructed BDO Lalpora for demarcation of land and initiating the process of developing play ground with next ten days. He further directed him for clearing claims under MRNREGA after proper scrutiny. He assured that demands like firewood and community toilets will be provided and relocation of Police Station will be taken up with concerned. While chairing a public darbar at Kuligam, people highlighted the need for PHC, playground, safe and clean drinking water, macdamisation of roads, renovation, up- gradation and adequate staff for health sub- centre, renovation and fencing of Government Middle School, FCS&CA godown, receiving station, and ATM facility.
DDC assured that all the issues and demands highlighted by the people of Kuligam will be considered on priority. Meanwhile, DDC suggested coordination and cooperation between people and district administration towards improving the standard of life of the people of Lolab.