District Development council Chairperson interacts with people at Patnitop
RAMBAN : To get firsthand appraisal of public grievances and demands, District Development council Chairperson Ramban, Dr. Shamshad Shan today conducted a public meeting here at Dak Bungalow Patnitop.
On the occasion, several public deputations including residents of adjoining villages and many prominent citizens called upon the DDC Chairperson.
The deputations apprised the DDC Chairperson about their grievances and demands, They demanded promotion of eco tourism from Batote to Kud and its surrounding areas, provision of the financial assistance on subsidiary rates as well as technical guidance to unemployed local youth to promote the tourism activities in the area to earn their livelihood .
They also demanded up-gradation of the existing road from Nashri -Patnitop-Sanasar and Kud, installing advanced lighting systems, construction of view points, street food points, Biological toilets and small parks wherever feasible all along the road side for the convenience of visitors. Projection of Patnitop and Batote by putting up hoardings along National Highway resorts and Viewpoints for wide publicity of the area, provision of ATM facility at Patnitop Sanasar for visitors, Parking of vehicles of visitors at Patnitop and other issues of public importance.
Later, Dr. Shan along-with delegation of Batote submitted a memorandum to CEO, Patnitop Development Authority for further submission to higher authorities.
On the request of the public, the Chairperson asked the CEO PDA to exempt Batote area falling out of the 0.5 km radius from restrictions imposed by the PDA on domestic constructions.
She assured the delegations that their genuine demands shall also be taken up with the concerned department for time bound redress.