DC stresses for greater coordination for public welfare
KUPWARA, FEBRUARY 22: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Imam Din chaired Civil Administration-Army liaison meeting held here today.
Additional Deputy Commissioner, Nazir Ahmad Lone; Senior Army Officers of various Units and Police Officers attended the meeting.
The meeting discussed threadbare various issues pertaining to welfare and development of people living in far off areas of Kupwara district.
The Police and Army Officers gave detailed feedback to the Deputy Commissioner about the basic requirements of the people in their jurisdiction with regard to communication, health facility and education.
Speaking at the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner said that civil administration as well as army has a common goal of welfare of the people, adding that, District Administration is always on forefront to facilitate every such person or organisation that has a target to ensure welfare of the people.
The Deputy Commissioner said that there is a need for constituting of Rapid Response Committee with a mandate to ensure coordination between different levels of officers for greater redressal of public issues.
Referring to the issue of construction of bunkers in border areas, the Deputy Commissioner said that the District Administration is constructing Community as well as Individual bunkers involving a cost of Rs.20 crore in vulnerable border areas of Karnah, Keran and Machill.
The Deputy Commissioner also said that Public Outreach Programme initiated by Government is becoming a best forum for public as well as Administration where people register their demands and simultaneously Administration provides awareness about different schemes envisaged for the welfare of the people.
Regarding, development of tourist place Bangus, the Deputy Commissioner said that the area is cent percent forest land and Administration is putting all possible efforts to keep the scenic beauty of the spot pollution free.
Regarding NCC, the Deputy Commissioner said that Chief Education Officer shall be directed to coordinate with the concerned authority for enrolment of students in the NCC training.
Earlier, ADC informed the meeting about constitution of Forest Rights Committee at different levels.