Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Oct 21: The Block Divas or Youm-e-Block was Wednesday observed with great enthusiasm across all the districts of Kashmir division.
On the occasion, the respective District Administrations organised related events at different locations of the district to listen to the public issues, grievances and raise awareness on various schemes including individual beneficiary oriented schemes.
The objective of celebrating the Block Diwas is to assess the progress of developmental works being executed in different sectors besides redressing the public grievances and providing the services to the masses at their door steps to strengthen grassroots level democracy.
Anantnag: District Administration Anantnag organized Block Diwas cum redressal camp at SDM office Dooru which was attended by a large number of local people including from the adjacent villages besides, presidents of various Auqaf Committees, civil society members and prominent citizens.
The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Anantnag, Kuldeep Krishan Sidha along with other officers from line departments & LDM JK Bank Anantnag were present in the camp. The DDC listened to the issues and demands of the public patiently and assured of redressing grievances of public importance.
Budgam: DDC Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza attended the Block Diwas program held in the lawns of Govt. Boys High School Haran, Block Soibugh.
On the occasion, the line departments of the district had installed stalls at the venue depicting and demonstrating various kinds of services, products and schemes meant for public welfare.
The DC instructed all District/Sectoral officers to remain sensitive to all the genuine issues and grievances registered by the public.
Pulwama: DDC Pulwama, Dr Raghav Langer listened to public issues and grievances at Pampore block and redressed hundreds of grievances on the spot .
He directed the concerned Officers to be proactive and remain accessible to the people so that the purpose of the initiative is fulfilled.
Ganderbal: District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal listened to grievances of people at Block Ganderbal where a large number of people including PRIs turned up to the camp and apprised the DDC about various issues and grievances and sought his intervention for early redressal.
Shopian: The people of Shopian, Zainapora and Keller blocks apprised the concerned nodal officers about various problems being faced by them, the designated officers listened to the public grievances patiently and assured the public for early redressal.
Some of the demands were settled on spot, while the rest were diarized and people were assured of forwarding the same to the concerned quarters for early redressal.
Kulgam: Mega Block Diwas functions were held at 3 blocks of the district Viz. Devsar, Kulgam and D.H.Pora.
To take first hand appraisal of public grievances and demands, the Deputy Commissioner Kulgam, Showkat Aijaz Bhat remained available at Block Devsar where he met the general public.
On the occasion various certificates, sanction letters, were also distributed among the applicants.