Kupwara, July 03: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kupwara, Anshul Garg today visited border Tehsil Keran and inspected various ongoing development works being executed in the area.
The DDC directed all concerned officers and executing agencies to speed up the pace of work on various ongoing development projects undertaken in the border block and accomplish them within the stipulated timeframe.
The DDC inspected 6.3MVA Receiving Station Mandian, being constructed by STD Sopore. He directed the Executive Engineer PDD to ensure the operation of the Transformer within a period of 15 days.
The DDC also inspected Government Boys High School Mandian and issued onspot directions to the concern Headmaster to resume the classwork of students in small segments with due adherence to social distancing.
The DDC inspected Community Bunker Mandian being constructed at a cost of Rs. 10 lakh. On the occassion, DDC was informed that 20 Community Bunkers are being constructed in block Keran. Of which, 10 bunkers are near completion.
The DDC also took stock of FCI Godown where 2300 quintal rice has been stored till June this year. The DDC gave on spot directions for necessary repairs of the Godown building.
The DDC inspected under construction building for Community Health Centre Keran. It was informed that the building is being constructed at a cost of Rs.150 lakh by R&B department, out of which Rs. 49 lakh stand released so far. The DDC directed the concerned Executive Engineer to complete the building within the stipulated timeframe.
Later, the DDC chaired a joint meeting of officers and PRIs at Mini Secretariat building Keran. Various issues and demands were put forth by PRIs which include restoration of power supply, maintenance & macadamization of inner roads, Aadhaar enrollment, supply of Aatta, repairing of FCI store, sanction of additional community bunkers etc.
On the occasion, the DDC paid a patient hearing and assured them all possible support from District Administration to resolve their genuine problems. He issued on spot directions to the concerned officers for resolution of the matters on priority basis.
Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Nazir Ahmad Lone; SSP Shri Ram Ambarker; JD Planning, Abdul Majeed; SDM Karnah, Bilal Mohiddin; Assistant Commissioner Development, Executive Engineers of PDD, R&B; other concerned officers, besides, BDC Keran were accompanied with DDC.

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