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Vice Chairperson DDC Udhampur holds Janta Darbar

Vows Quality, time bound completion of projects

UDHAMPUR, SEPTEMBER 10: Vice Chairperson DDC Udhampur, Juhi Manhas Pathania, today called for time bound and qualitative completion of public projects. She was addressing a largely attended Janta Darbar at newly constructed Community Hall in Dhema, Bilaspur of Block Khoon

She also inaugurated a newly constructed Community Hall at Dhema Bilaspur. The Asset has been constructed under DDC Capex at the cost of Rs 22 lakh.

 She announced funds for further transformation of the Panchayat Dehma, setting up of a CSC over there and a conference room too. During the inauguration, the Vice Chairperson emphasized the importance of community spaces in promoting social cohesion and community development.

  The Community Hall will be a valuable asset and  residents of the area can organize social gatherings, festivals and meetings over there. She was optimistic that the Hall will be used for various activities that will help to bring the community together and foster a sense of unity.

While addressing people at public darbar, she had a detailed overview of public grievances of the people of the areas.

The Darbar witnessed an overwhelming response wherein a large number of people apprised the Vice Chairperson with their grievances, demands and issues of public importance.

Detailed discussions were held on various issues like AWAS+ survey, blacktopping and maintenance of roads removal of encroachment, augmentation of Water Supply, tube well/ bore well for irrigation facility, PM-KISAN installments related problems faced by people, and other public importance issues were discussed in brief. While interacting with the general public, the Vice Chairperson said that UT dispensation is over anxious regarding public outreach programmes. She added that the Sarkar is committed towards good governance and easy and ready access  to public services. She underlined the role of Panches/Sarpanches in ensuring a proactive and participative administration, and sought their cooperation in dealing with vital issues of public importance. She assured them all administrative support to ensure implementation of developmental projects in their respective wards besides all the development issues raised during the meeting would be addressed at the earliest.

 While addressing the meeting, urged PRIs to come up with suggestions to improve the development scenario in their respective wards to maintain a good rapport between the administration and the public and urged them to work with dedication to improve the living standards of the people living in rural areas. She called the Department of Rural Development to ensure that all the deserving beneficiaries including those who are landless should be included in the survey for benefits under the AWAS plus scheme.

   She took up the issue of non-starting of most of the works under Capex Budget 2023-24 by the contractors even after the lapse of more than one month of allotments, with the Executive Engineer REW and called for prompt action into the matter. She emphasised on the time bound completion of various ongoing and sanction projects in the area.

Along with the officials of various departments, the prominent amongst those who were present included Manoj Verma Sarpanch Bilaspur, Mohan Lal Sharma Sarpanch S.K.Bair, Ramesh Chander Gupta Sarpanch Khoon,Smt. Nimrata Bali Naib Sarpanch Khoon, Tirth Ram Naib Sarpanch Babey, Sham Lal, Renu Sharma, Kuldeep Singh, Ved Sharma, Surinder Mankotia, Shiv Ram and other PRIs of Block Khoon.