KUPWARA, MARCH 17: In Continuation of weekly Block Divas Programme, District Administration Kupwara today organized four Mega Block Divas programmes at Trehgam, Hindwanpora Handwara, Wavoora Lolab and Dringla Karnah, besides, at other block headquarters in the district.
The main function was held at Trehgam which was chaired by District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kupwara, Imam Din. The BDC Chairperson, Mohammad Abdullah Mir, Tehsildar Trehgam, BDO, officers, PRIs and large number of people participated in the Mega Block Divas.
In his address, the DDC stressed upon the officers to work with honesty and utmost dedication for the time-bound delivery of public services. He asked the PRIs to go through various legislations especially Panchayati Raj Act to know about the procedure of development of their respective areas. He also highlighted the importance of Public Service Guarantee Act and asked the people to familiarize themselves about the Act for getting timely benefits.
The DDC also asked the people to go through the ‘Maloomat App’ and official website of the District Administration Kupwara which provides detailed information about all government schemes.
BDC Chairperson, Mohammad Abdullah Mir spoke at the occasion and apprised the DDC about the developmental issues of Block Trehgam. He put forth various demands of the area including up-gradation of local NTPHC, Girls Higher Secondary School, Receiving Station Trehgam and augmentation of water supply schemes etc.
On the occasion, the DDC and BDC Chairperson provided 02 Oxygen Concentrators to NTPHC Trehgam.
Other participants including senior citizens and PRIs also spoke at the Block Divas and briefed the DDC about the problems and issues of the area.
Earlier, the DDC also inaugurated Car Parking at BDO Office Trehgam constructed at a cost of Rs.2.27 lakh. He also kick-started plantation drive in the BDO office premises by planting pine trees.
The DDC on the way to Trehgam inspected Girls Higher Secondary School Trehgam and Government Middle School Bunpora. On the occasion, the DDC urged upon the teachers and students to strictly follow the COVID-19 SOPs by using masks, sanitizers and maintaining social distancing. He stressed upon the teachers to devise proper lesson plans to ensure effective teaching-learning process besides, deliver special lessons about ill effects of drugs in the society.
Mega Block Divas was also held at Hindwanpora Handwara, where among others, BDC Chairperson, Bashir Ahmad Mir projected the demands of the area. Mega Block Divas was also held at Wavoora Lolab which was chaired by SDM Lolab, Aijaz Ahmad. The same function was held at Dringla Karnah in which Tehsildar, Mushtaq Ahmad Khan and officers from sub divisional administration and PRIs participated in the function.