Kupwara, Jan 9: Mission Director to the Government, National Health Mission J&K, Nazim Zai Khan today visited Kupwara and Chaired a Mega Public Darbar at Government Higher Secondary School Kralpora and took stock of Public grievances, developmental activities and other issues.
The Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Ms. Ayushi Sudan, Vice Chairman, District Development Council Kupwara, Haji Farooq Ahmad Mir, ADC Kupwara, Gh.Nabi Bhat, District officers, PRIs, besides other representatives and a large number of People of the area attended the Mega Public-Outreach programme.
Chairing the Public Darbar, Chief Guest Nazim Zia Khan Congratulated Deputy Commissioner Kupwara for her best efforts for overall development of the district.
While highlighting the importance of the Public Darbar, Khan said Public out-reach programs act as a bridge between the administration and the people, where highest level government functionaries connect with people and redress their grievances.
The Mission Director said that “I am encouraged to see the youth in Kupwara district turning to entrepreneurship which is an important untapped source of economic growth. Entrepreneurs are becoming job providers rather than job seekers.
He said that Kupwara district is famous for walnut and honey production and there is a great scope in Sheep farming, dairy farming and Trout fish farming due to the conducive geographical location of the district.
He emphasized that unemployed youth of the district should take benefit of different schemes of the government and turn towards these sectors and generate dignified employment avenues .
Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara , Ms. Ayushi Sudan Speaking on the occasion, said that the aim of holding a public Darbar is to reach out to the people at their doorsteps for listening to their grievances and assess the developmental needs of the people.
DC said that “demands of the Public are aspirational as people want better than the best day by day. It is better to prioritize the demands. Given the limited resources and capacity we will make every effort to redress the genuine issues and demands”
She Congratulated officers of district administration for successful conduct of VBSY in which all 385 Panchayats and 39 Municipal wards were covered and several schemes were saturated. The Deputy Commissioner expressed her gratitude to people of the district for their active participation and cooperation.She further said that service delivery in the district has improved and there is development in all sectors.
While replying to the demands raised by the public, DC announced at the occasion that Operation theatre of Sub District Hospital Kralpora will be operationalized under the aspirational District Plan within two months and directed CMO Kupwara to meet the deadline.
DC said that for the augmentation and infrastructure development of the power sector in the district, RDSS is underway which will help to improve the power scenario in the district to a great extent.
Vice Chairman, District Development Council Kupwara, Haji Faroq Mir also spoke on the occasion. While welcoming the Chief Guest, the Vice Chairman said that the Government reaches on the doorsteps of People through such programmes.
Vice Chairman added that all schemes are being implemented in the district satisfactorily with utmost dedication.
VC demanded ATM in Kralpora town and development of infrastructure of Government higher secondary school Kralpora.
During the event, Under Meri Kahani-Meri Zubani theme, various success stories pertaining to the golden card, HADP of the Sheep Husbandry Department, accidental insurance of PM social security Scheme and Honey production were shared by beneficiaries.
Beneficiaries and successful entrepreneurs while sharing their experiences urged upon the youth to come forward and earn a dignified livelihood for them through welfare schemes.
The people on the occasion expressed their gratitude to the district administration for organizing a public darbar at Kralpora and said that such public outreach programs provide them an opportunity to voice their grievances and developmental issues to expedite the resolution through the appropriate channels.
Earlier Chief Guest, Nazim Zai Khan along with Deputy Commissioner Kupwara and VC DDC inspected the stalls, participated in plantation drive and e-inaugurated four development projects recently completed in the area.
Welcome address of the outreach program was presented by ACP Kupwara, Dr. Mudasir while CMO Kupwara, Dr. Ramzan presented a vote of thanks.