RAJOURI, NOVEMBER 03- Present dispensation has flagged education and road communication as priority sectors in the development policy and upgradation, construction and improvement of roads and education are receiving focused attention so as to extend better infrastructural facilities to the people living in remote and far off pockets of the district.
The Minister for CAPD, Ch Zulfkar Ali said this during public grievance redressal camps convened to take public feedback on various ongoing developmental work at Koteranka and Budhal.
The Minister further said that the Government has taken in hand massive projects of roads , building and bridges including Manohar Gala road, Gootu-Targain road, Marassi Morh -Bagalkote Road, Koteranka -Budhal road , Sada bridge in order to make significant difference in improving road connectivity across the district.
He said that most of the projects have been completed as per the schedule and several others are in pipeline and likely to be completed accomplished within the targeted time frame. He said that many important proposals are under consideration for giving a new look to the uncovered areas of the state.
He asked the concerned department to ensure spending of funds as per work schedule and concentrate on realizing outcomes.
Referring to the establishment of CAPD grievance redressal cell , the Minister said that decision has been taken to bring in transparency in departmental working and said that we are committed to bring visible change on ground and want to bring pro people environment in government offices so that people at large could be benefitted. He asked people to stay updated with their rights as power in a democratic set up lies with the people and it’s they who can ensure better streamlining of the system.
Acting strict against the complaint of absenteeism of block officers at Koteranka and Budhal, the Minister directed the concerned SDM to ensure that sectoral officers remain stationed at their respective places of posting besides sought cooperation from SSP to direct the concerned SHO to send attendance report of sectoral officers on daily basis to the office of Deputy Commissioner, Rajouri so as to infuse accountability among the field functionaries as it is a basic thing needed for giving the required pace to the ongoing developmental works.
Responding to the demand of shortage of staff at Govt Degree college ,Budhal , the Minister assured to fill the vacancy on priority basis.
The Minister also stressed upon the concerned officers to achieve optimum results for development of core sectors in the district. He underscored the need for laying focused attention on improvement of road connectivity, drinking water, power supply, education and health care facilities equally across the district. He impressed upon the officers to perform their duties with dedication so that the demands of people can be accommodated equitably.
Enroute to Budhal, the Minister inspected the construction work of Degree college Budhal and directed the concerned executing agency to expedite the work pace so as to ensure that next academic session classes could be started in this building. Besides he also directed the administration to resolve the land issue on priority basis.
The Minister also paid surprise visit to Bal ashram, Budhal and took stock of facilities being provided there. He directed PDD and PHE department to ensure regular supply of power and water here besides PWD officer were asked to ensure glass panelling of windows before the onset of winter season.