Civil Administration, Army liaison meeting held at Kupwara


Kupwara : The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Imam Din today chaired the Civil Administration-Army liaison meeting, here.

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.

The Police and Army officers gave detailed feedback to the DC about the basic requirements of the people in their jurisdiction with regard to communication, health facility and education.

Speaking at the occasion, the DC said that civil administration as well as army has a common goal of working for the 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 DC said that there is a need for constituting a 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 DC 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.

He 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 DC said that the area is cent percent forest land and the Administration is putting all possible efforts to keep the scenic beauty of the spot pollution free.

Regarding NCC, the DC said that the 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 the constitution of the Forest Rights Committee at different levels.