DC Kishtwar orders arrest of contractor for 'non- performance'

District Development Commissioner, Ashok Sharma, today ordered   arrest of a private contractor working on Machail road for dismal performance on the road despite   repeated warnings.

Responding to the complaint of the locals, during weekly Block Diwas proceedings at Gulab Garh Paddar, he said strict action will be taken against all the erring contractors and executing agencies who are not performing well or who are hampering the pace of developmental works in the district.

The DDC chaired the weekly Block Diwas to redress the grievances of the people at their door steps.

He was accompanied by BDC Chairman Arpan Singh Rana; SDM Paddar, Varunjeet Singh Charak; ACD Kishtwar, Kishore Singh Katoch; DDC member, Hari Krishna; BDO Paddar,  Din Mohd Affaqi; ALC Kishtwar Anoop Kumar; DSWO Kishtwar, Tariq Parveez Qazi; CEO Kishtwar, Ashok Kumar; CMO Dr R.S Manhas; Tehsildar Atholi, Major Singh; XENs other district and sectoral officers.

During the programme delegations led by PRI members apprised the DC about their demands/issues. They demanded speedy completion of Machail road, electrification of left out hamlets of Kabban Panchayat, establishment of PHC at Machail, construction of bridge at Dangail and Hamouri, shifting of transformer at laiye, Construction of Hanswar water reservoir, functioning of Bank branch at Affani, revision of compensation rate of land acquired for Karthai HEP, augmentation of  water supply at Atholi, repair of Kund Pohali bridge, establishment of health centre at Kabban, timely completion of Garh Kukardran road, disparity in  electricity billing, shortage of staff at PHC Massu, holding of awareness camps by departments, among others.

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