VC DDC Kupwara inaugurates various projects, institution at Lolab, Kupwara


KUPWARA : The Vice Chairperson (VC) District Development Council (DDC) Kupwara, Haji Farooq Ahmad Mir on the eve of 75th Independence Day made Inaugurations of various projects and institutions at Lolab here.

Soon after the conclusion of Grand Flag hoisting ceremony at DPL Kupwara on Sunday, the Vice Chairperson inaugurated newly upgraded Ayush Health Wellness Centre Maidanpora in presence of ADMO Kupwara, District Nodal Officer Dr Mohd Iqbal; Liaison Officer, Ayush Dr Shabir, Medical Officers, besides PRIs and people of Maidanpora.

Mir went to Shartmuqam Lolab where he Inaugurated the damaged Head of Abpashi and Zamindari khoul of Shartmuqam, Maidanpora, Shalpora. BDO Wavoora/Sogam Reyaz Ahmad Shah, AEE and Concerned PRI’s were also present there.

On the occasion, he told people that due to damage of head of this Khoul by heavy floods the farmers suffered a lot and for their quick relief he took the matter with the Deputy Commissioner Kupwara Imam Din who himself visited the site and released some amount from SDRF and RDD for quick renovation/Construction of head of the said Khoul.

The V.C told people that issues of Khouls including water storage tanks have been taken up with higher ups for their construction and looked after by the Irrigation department.

He also inaugurated five pending transformers which were installed a few years ago In Lone Mohalla, Mir Mohalla, Sood Mohalla, Chowkidar Mohalla and Phamda Mohalla of Gagal Lola. AEE PDD, AEE R&B, JE’S and other staff members of PDD and R&B besides locals were present on the occasion.

The locals put forward their issues and grievances to the Vice Chairperson who gave patient hearing to them and assured that he will take up their genuine demands and issues with higher ups and resolve them within a stipulated time.

He mentioned that the poor and downtrodden families are his prime concern and reiterated the slogan of peace, prosperity and development of the poor and downtrodden section of the society.

Moreover V.C talked to MD KPDCL, Dr Basharat, Ex. Engineer KPDCL Project Wing, Mateen and thanked them for their prompt action for commissioning these long pending transformers.

He intimated the MD KPDCL about the other thirty Transformers of whole Lolab which are still pending. The MD assured VC that within a short span of time all the thirty pending Transformers of Lolab will be commissioned.

Later, the Vice Chairperson along with Officers of Youth Services Sports Kupwara inspected Allama Anwar Shah Stadium Kuligam Lolab in presence of dozens of local youth. Mir told people that an amount of 1.4 Cr. were sanctioned for the construction of said Stadium of which 20 lacs were released this year and work shall be started within a short span of time on it.

Various Senior workers and PRIs accompanied the Vice Chairperson during the visit.