Rajouri : Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Rajesh K Shavan on Wednesday met with civil society members and prominent citizens belonging to various walks of life.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Sher Singh and Tehsildar Rajouri,Mohd Rafeeq were also present in the meeting.
Among others, the meeting was attended by BDC Chairpersons, President and Vice President MC Rajouri; newly elected DDC members; Counsellors; media persons; Sarpanches; retired Government employees; representatives of different political parties; religious organisations and social activists were present in the meeting.
The civil society members put forward the key issues and problems being faced by the general public. They sought augmentation of water and power supply, adequate staff in schools and health institutions, establishment of the Solid Waste plant , upgradation of Old Bus Stand Rajouri, proper maintenance of the roads within the limits of the Municipal Council Rajouri, completion of work on the road from Rajouri to Shahpur, road from DPS to Upper Phaliana, construction of a Mini Secretariat building in the district, start of work on the women GDC at Rajouri, development of a parking site in the town, sanctioning of two additional borewells to meet the shortage of water supply, replacement of worn out water pipes, check on exorbitant electricity bills, repairing of old hand pumps etc.
While addressing the meeting, the Deputy Commissioner said that District Administration is committed to provide all the basic facilities to the general public at their doorsteps. He sought the cooperation of the public in taking the district to new heights of development. He also said that special public durbars shall be held in different areas of the district to assess the development demands and issues of the public.
The Deputy Commissioner informed that the repair work for 120 hand pumps is in progress in the district and these would be made functional soon. He also informed that the paperwork regarding the establishment of the solid waste management project is also complete in all respects and necessary steps would be taken to fulfill this demand.
The civil society members appreciated the steps being taken by the District Administration for the welfare of the common masses and assured full cooperation in taking the district forward on developmental front.