Chatroo, Jul 29: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee Vice President and MLA Inderwal, Ghulam Mohammad Saroori conducted a whirlwind tour of Chatroo and Mugalmaidan areas and inspect the pace of work on several developmental projects.
During the visit, MLA Inderwal inspected the progress on the beautification project of Chatroo-Sinthan. He was informed that an amount of Rs 5 crores was spent in the first phase while the second phase involved a cost of Rs 2.5 crores. “The tourism industry is the backbone of the state and he as a MLA has taken all the steps to ensure that tourism gets a boost in the Inderwal constituency,” he said and asked the concerned officers to speed up the completion of projects so that it becomes a big attraction for tourists.
En route, Saroori met several deputations from Mugalmaidan and Chatroo tehsils who apprised him of their day-to-day problems and sought their redressal. A deputation of Tourism department employees also met Saroori and demanded regularization, streamlining of their salaries, the landholders who have given their land for the construction of tourism projects have also soughed disbursement of Rs. 70 lakhs compensation at an earliest. MLA Inderwal assured them that appropriate steps will be taken to resolve their genuine issues in a time bound manner.
Earlier Saroori exhorted upon the senior functionaries to intensify monitoring for effective implementation of schemes. Speed up the pace of development projects and monitor the works closely, he directed the officers while chairing a high level meeting convened to review the status of development works and welfare schemes here at a meeting of the Officers of sub-division Chatroo of district Kishtwar.
The meeting was attended by SDM Chatroo, DY SP Chatroo, Tehsildar Mugalmaidan, BDO Chatroo, BDO Mugalmaidan, Xeen R&B Chatroo, Xeen PMGSY Chatroo, CDPO Chatroo, BMO Chatroo, ZEO Chatroo, Naib Tehsildars, AEE PHE Chatroo, AEE PDD Chatroo, TSO Chatroo, VAS Sheep and Aninal Husbandry Chatroo, Range Officer Udil Chatroo, Range Manager SFC Chatroo, Social Welfare Officer Chatroo, Agriculture Extension Officer Chatroo & Dadpeth, Horticulture development officer Chatroo, Fisheries Development officer Mugalmaidan besides officials of various departments.
Saroori took a detailed review of core sectors including PHE, R&B, PMGSY, RDD, CAPD, Social Welfare, Health, Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries, Tourism and Education and discussed the measures to further streamline service delivery system in the sub-division Chatroo. He issued instructions to R&B, PMGSY, JKPCC, RDD, Hydraulic Division and Forest departments to speed up the works being executed by them under various schemes and exhorted upon the engineers to ensure the quality of work is not compromised with so that quality and enduring public infrastructure is developed. He asked them to sort out the problems being faced in execution of works and bring in his notice where they face problem. He also called for expediting the work on the construction of Degree College Chatroo, compound walling to HSS Chatroo, Eidgah Sinthan, early completion of blacktopping work, clearance of landslides on Kuchal, Singpora, Loidhar, Mangthalla roads, bridges, temporary culverts, panchayat ghars, fisheries unit at Sigdi, Tehsil buildings, CIC building Mugalmaidan, Hospitals building at Dadpeth, Singpora, Sigdi, Rahalthal, completion of Dak Bungalows at Kuriya, Sinthan, Kuchal Sheikhpura road, Sheeri, Thal Kwath roads, Animal Husbandry building, Ujjwala scheme, MGNREGA scheme, IHHL, swatch bharat, RGGVY phase II, Dien Dayal and ropeways in the area, considering the short working season.
Saroori sought detailed progress on the project of PHE department from AEE PHE and directed him to start the work immediately so that the needs of people are met effectively. He also asked the officials to fully utilize the existing schemes so that people may get respite from scarcity of water besides this directed the PHE officials to follow up in Chief Engineer PHE office regarding sanctioning of new water supply schemes. He also directed CAPD to ensure ration to far flung areas on priority basis as these areas are facing shortage of food items. He also directed officials of Education department to look into the issues regarding teaching staff on priority so that the shortage of teachers in far flung areas can be met effectively. He directed the BMO Chatroo to ensure availability of all essential medicine at the PHC Chatroo and sub-centres besides rendering selfless service by the medicos.