Rajouri, Feb 12: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali on Sunday said the government is very keen to establish enhanced administrative control and supervision for monitoring of developmental works at grassroot level for their timely completion while ensuring work quality.
He said this while speaking in a public grievance redressal camp held here at Koteranka after inaugurating the office of Additional Deputy Commissioner Koteranka.
Present on the occasion were Vice Chairman State Advisory Board for Development of Gujjar Bakerwal, Gulzar Khatana, Director FCS&CA, R A Inqlabi, Director Tribal Affairs, Mohammad Rafi, Controller LMD, R K Katoch, Secretary State Advisor Board for Development of Gujjar Bakerwal Mukhtar Ahmed, Additional DDC Rajouri A S Chib, Addl DC Koteranka Shafiq Ahmed, SSP Yougal Manhas, Addl SP Mohd Yousuf besides senior officers from district and sub-divisional administration.
In public grievance redressal camp, people, more than 2000 in number from different parts of Koteranka subdivision, hailed state government for taking historic decision for posting of Additional Deputy Commissioner in Koteranka. They also expressed their heartfelt gratitude to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs & Tribal Affairs for meeting their year’s old demand.
The public also demanded establishment of degree college, interlinking of main roads, blacktopping of main and link roads, new administrative units at Peeri in addition to demands for provision of drinking water, hassle free power supply and employment avenues for the educated youth of area.
The minister while congratulating the people for appointment of ADC said the government is very keen to establish enhanced administrative control and supervision for monitoring of developmental works at grassroot level for their timely completion while ensuring work quality. He added that the decision will go a long way in mitigating the problems faced by people apart from overall development of Koteranka subdivision.
Enumerating various developmental works undertaken by the government in the area such as eco-park, amusement parks, indoor stadium, major road projects like Rajouri-Koteranka-Budhal & Koteranka-Khawas roads, Shakarmarg Tourism Project, filtration plant of 2 LAKH gallons and other key projects of education, health and Tribal Affairs departments, the minister said the office of ADC will play pivotal role of coordinating between departments, reviewing progress of works and removing bottlenecks in implementation of development projects.
The Minister impressed upon Additional Deputy Commissioner Koteranka, Shafiq Ahmed to work with added zeal and enthusiasm for the betterment of people. He was also impressed upon to review the progress of projects with concerned officers two times a month for ensuring timely completion of projects.
Earlier, the minister inspected various developmental works such as channel fencing, construction of view points, tourist huts, guest house, fountains, amphitheatre, beautification of park, development of botanical garden and cactus garden etc going on in eco-park at Patti Qila. He exhorted upon the concerned officers for timely completion of the work.