Kupwara, Jul 11: District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir, today conducted an extensive tour of various areas of Handwara to get the first-hand appraisal of ongoing developmental works being executed by various agencies.
During the visit, DDC also paid a surprise visit to many government offices to check the punctuality of employees.
ADC Handwara, Muzaffar Ahmad Peer, Executive Engineer PMGSY, field functionaries and other concerned accompanied the DDC.
During the visit, DDC visited PHC Natnussa and PHC Vilgam to inspect the facilities available there and exhorted the employees to ensure punctuality and better medicare to patients.
“Health sector is one of the indicators under Transformation of Aspirational District Programme and Primary Health Centres have a primary role to help better this indicator at the grassroots level,” DDC said.
He also visited HSS Batapora Magam and interacted with the staff and students there. The DDC impressed upon the school management to include co-curricular activities as a part of syllabus towards better physical and mental development of students and for infusing the spirit of teamwork and sportsmanship among them.
Later, DDC inspected the proposed site for the newly established Government Degree College Villagam. He directed the concerned to expedite the pace of work for the on-time completion of the project so that students from the area are able to avail better education facilities.
The DDC also inspected the Manzgam Road being constructed by PMGSY. He issued directions for its completion within stipulated time for facilitating better road connectivity to the people.
During the visit, various public deputations also met the DDC and projected their demands and grievances before him. The DDC assured the deputations that all of their genuine demands would be looked into.
Meanwhile, DDC directed all HODs and employees in the district to ensure punctuality for efficiency, transparency and better delivery of services.