Kupwara, May 20: Deputy Commissioner (DC), Kupwara, Anshul Garg today visited Zachaldara Tehsil of Handwara sub division and took stock of problems of the people at ground level.
The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Handwara, Nazir Ahmad Mir; Assistant Commissioner Revenue (ACR), Bashir Ahmad Bhat; BDO and other concerned officers were accompanied with DC.
The Deputy Commissioner convened a joint meeting of local administration and members of civil society besides, PRIs. During the meeting, different issues were raised with regard to installation of additional pipes for reliable water supply to Zachaldara block, release of pending payments under Rural Development schemes, establishment of Sumo Stand in the area and maintenance of Zachaldara road.
The Deputy Commissioner heard them patiently and gave on spot directions to resolve the issues. The Deputy Commissioner directed the ADC to check the inventory of water pipes lying at the disposal of PHE department for their installation at requisite locations. He also directed the concerned Tehsildar for identification of land to be used for establishment of Sumo Stand in the area.
The Deputy Commissioner directed the concerned BDO to release pending payments under NREGA and other schemes in coordination with PRIs to the concerned beneficiaries.
The DC said that the developmental works including maintenance of roads was a normal process but was affected due to current pandemic situation. He added that given the current situation, prior focus of the government is upon the health related issues and the District Administration is trying its best to resolve developmental and other issues of the people at the same time. He sought cooperation from all corners of the society with the administration in containing the spread of Coronavirus.