JAMMU, MAY 16:
District development Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad held a public meeting at LOC village Dharna of Mendhar subdivision.
People from adjoining LOC villages of Malikpur, DehriDabsi, Dharana Lower, Basuni attended the outreach camp and apprised the DDC regarding their issues of upgradation of road infrastructure, adequate provisions of essential services, construction of individual as well as community bunkers for safety of families besides other developmental issues.
ACD Mukhtar Ahmad, SDM Mendhar Tanvir Ahmed, DPO Muzahir Hussain Kazmi, ExEn PHE, PDD, PWD, REW and I & FC, Chief Animal Husbandry officer, Chief Sheep Husbandry officer, Chief Education Officer, Chief Medical Officer and Sectoral Officers including Tehsildar, BDO, SDPO, BMO and others attended the public meet.
People also raised issues pertaining to completion of all pending GREF and PMGSY roads namely Dharana-Malakpur and Kaloon-Hadayala roads and new roads from Dharana to Nakka Sar and Dharana to Peer Haider Shah, upgradation of GPS Dharana to Higher Secondary in addition to building additional infrastructure for GMS Dharana and other schools of the villages.
Enhancing of power infrastructure for round the clock power supply, issues of water scarcity, shortage of staff in health institutions, upgradation of sub centre Dharana to PHC, Pension for old aged, issuance of labour cards, land compensation of defence roads, inclusion of families in BPL category and construction of bunkers were among the major developmental demands of the public.
Decisions were taken for installation of 63 KV transformer in the village within 3 days, holding of labour awareness camp on May 19 and construction of 15 bunkers to provide shelter to families in times of cross border shelling.
On the occasion, the DDC handed over relief assistance of Rs. 25000 to Mohammad Parvaiz S/o Manzoor Hussain of DheriDabsai area of Poonch who lost his foot in a mine blast. DDC assured him of all possible help and announced free ration for the victim who was bread earner for a family of six members. He also provided 30 Medical first aid kits to villagers and school bags to students.