Srinagar: In order to further strengthen the democracy at grass roots level, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammed Aijaz Asad in presence of Chairman District Development Council(DDC), Srinagar, Malik Aftab and Vice Chairman of the Council, Bilal Wani today inaugurated the offices of DDC Chairman and Vice Chairman at Harwan here.
Among others, members of District Development Council, Block Development Officer, Srinagar and other concerned were present on the occasion.
Speaking at the event, the DC congratulated the office bearers and members of the Council and assured full cooperation from the district administration. He also expressed full commitment for strengthening the Panchayat Raj Institutions and empowering the people at grass roots level.
He hoped that with smooth coordination between the District Development Council and the administration, the district will witness new heights of socio-economic development and prosperity.
The DC stressed on constituting Panchayat Adalati Committees for timely redressal of local disputes, besides strengthening moral authority of Panchayats.
The DDC Chairman, Malik Aftab thanked the District Administration for providing office accommodation to the Council and lauded its efforts in this regard.
Aftab said that people have a lot of expectations from the Council and sought cooperation from the district Administration to fulfil the same. He also pledged to act as liaison between the public and the government for smooth implementation of developmental schemes.
Meanwhile, the Council members also brought some developmental issues into the notice of the Deputy Commissioner.
The DC gave patient hearing to all the issues projected by them and assured all possible support from the Administration in this regard.
The DC also asked Tehsildar concerned to identify land for permanent office building and for a playground for the local youth.