Grievance redressal camp for LoC residents held
To hear and redress public grievances, district administration Poonch held grievance redressal camps for people living along the Line of Control (LoC) in village Digwar and Khari, today.
As per an official statement, apart from the day to day problems that people living along the LoC face, the officers of district administration got first hand information about the problems being faced by the villagers near LoC regarding civic amenities.
"People of Digwar and Khari voiced their concerns before the officers on issues pertaining to water and power supply, dilapidated condition of roads, menace of overloading, check on absenteeism and upgradation of schools, PHCs, construction of toilets under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, clearance of liability under MGNREGA besides restoration of damaged FJB at Digwar and issuance of ration cards as per 2011 census and malshumari", the statement said.
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner informed that for the purpose of the issuance of ration the census figures of 2011 are being adopted and ration cards will be issued as per the 2011 census.
Regarding restoration of damaged FJB at Digwar, the DDC informed the locals that tendering process has been initiated and the work of restoration will commence soon informing them further that for improving the conditions of roads in villages across the border fencing, the issue has already been brought to the notice of higher authorities in recently held Civil-Military liason meeting.
The DC also asked the PDD authorities to avoid unscheduled curtailment and directed the XEN PHE to ensure proper functioning of water supply schemes in the area. The officers of agriculture and horticulture departments were also given instructions for betterment of people by increased focus on border villages, the statement added.